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18/10/2021

Garda appeal for witnesses in fatal collision

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Gardai in Thomastown are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R712 at the railway bridge near Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny at approximately 4pm yesterday (Friday) evening.

Gardai in Thomastown are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R712 at the railway bridge near Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny at approximately 4pm yesterday (Friday) evening.

The female driver and sole occupant who was in her early 60’s was fatally injured when her car collided with a railway bridge. She was taken to St Lukes Hospital in Kilkenny where she was pronounced dead.

This section of road was closed for a time to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators but has since reopened.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Thomastown Garda Station on 056-7754150, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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