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RIP Cyclist (60s) killed in road crash in New Ross, Co Wexford

The alarm was raised shortly before 1pm and emergency services rushed to the scene but the victim was pronounced dead a short time later.

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The New Ross Garda Station

The New Ross Garda Station

The New Ross Garda Station

A man in his 60s has died following a tragic cycling accident in Co Wexford today.

It’s understood the man was cycling in a group when he was injured in an incident on the R731 at Ballywilliam in New Ross.

The alarm was raised shortly before 1pm and emergency services rushed to the scene but the victim was pronounced dead a short time later.

His body was taken to University Hospital Waterford and a post-mortem will take place in due course. The local Coroner has been notified.

Diversions are in place to allow for a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and to those with camera footage (including dash-cam) to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact New Ross Garda Station 051 426030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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