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Man in his 20s dies in Kingscourt collision

Apr 27, 2023 08:44 By News Northern Sound
Man in his 20s dies in Kingscourt collision
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Gardaí are currently at the scene of a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle that occurred at approximately 8pm on Wednesday 26th April 2023 on the R165 at Cornakill, Kingscourt, County Cavan.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The body was taken to the morgue at Cavan General Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be conducted at a later date. No other injuries to persons was reported.

The R165 at Cornakill in Kingscourt is currently closed in both directions and Forensic Collision Investigators will conduct an examination of the scene. Local diversions are in place.

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Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the R165 between Kingscourt and Cornakill between the hours of 6:30pm and 8:30pm on Wednesday 26th April 2023 are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Bailieboro Garda Station on 042 9694570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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