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Tragic accident Man (60s) dies after crash while working on road in Rathnew, Co Wicklow

The man, who was in his mid 60s, was seriously injured while carrying out works on the R752 road.

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A man in his 60s has died after being hit by a vehicle while working on a road.

The tragic incident took place at Milltown South in Rathnew around 8:05am on Monday morning, July 5.

The man, who was in his mid 60s, was seriously injured while carrying out works on the R752 road.

He was rushed to St. Vincent's Hospital in a critical condition but sadly died today, Tuesday. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) were notified and attended the scene.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators also carried out an examination.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward.

Any road users who were travelling on the R752 at Milltown South between 7.45am and 8.15am on the morning of Monday 5th July, 2021 and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.

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