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Male pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Co Cork

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Gardai have closed of the road at the scene of the accident. File pic
Gardai have closed of the road at the scene of the accident. File pic

A pedestrian has died following a road incident on Saturday morning.

The 63-year-old male victim was struck by a vehicle in Durrus, Co Cork.  

The accident happened at approximately 1.55am on the Kilcrohane Road.

Emergency respondents treated the man at the scene but sadly he was pronounced dead a short time later.

His remains were removed to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

The road has been currently closed to traffic and diversions are in place.