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One man dead following fatal accident this evening

One man dead following fatal accident this evening

A man has died following a fatal traffic collision in Co. Waterford.

The man, aged in his 50s, was fatally injured when the motorcycle he was riding struck a wall while travelling on the R448 near Waterford City at 5:15pm this evening.

He was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Waterford where he was pronounced dead.

The scene is preserved and Garda forensic collision investigators have been notified. Diversions are in place and the local Coroner has been notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterford Garda Station 051-305300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.