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Fatal crash Motorcyclist in his 50s dies after collision in Co Cavan

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A motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Cavan. (Niall Carson/PA)

A motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Cavan. (Niall Carson/PA)

A motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Cavan. (Niall Carson/PA)

A man has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Co Cavan this afternoon.

Gardaí said they were called to the scene of a collision on the R202 at Corratillan, Corlough at around 3pm.

“The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene,” gardai said.

“The body has since been removed to Cavan General Hospital where a post-mortem will take place at a later date.”

The road is currently closed to allow Garda Forensic Collision Investigators to examine the site.

Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, particularly any road users who may have camera footage, to contact them.

Anyone with information can contact Gardaí in Ballyconnell on 049 952 5580, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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