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witness appeal Pedestrian (40s) dies after being struck by car in Kildare

No other injuries were reported.

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Gardai have said they are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a woman was hit by a car in Co Kildare yesterday evening.

Gardaí and emergency services rushed to the scene in Ballyhagan, Carbury at approximately 6.45pm.

However, the pedestrian, a woman in her 40s, was pronounced dead a short time later.

Her body has since been removed to Naas General Hospital.

Gardai say the local coroner has been notified and a post-mortem will take place at a later date.

No other injuries were reported.

“Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward to them,” gardai said.

“Any road users who were travelling in the Ballyhagan area between 6.30pm -6.50pm this evening, and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Leixlip Garda Station on 01 6667800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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