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garda appeal Pedestrian killed in collision with articulated lorry in Cork

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Gardai have appealed for witnesses after a pedestrian died in a road traffic accident in Cork earlier today.

The tragedy occurred at the junction of the North Ring Road and the Old Youghal Road, outside Mayfield Business Park, Cork, this afternoon.

Gardai said the collision occurred at approximately 4:50pm and involved an articulated lorry and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene and her body has been removed to Cork University Hospital for post mortem.

A garda spokesman said forensic collision investigators are carrying out an examination of the scene.

"The road is currently closed with local diversions in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area where possible.

"GardaĆ­ are appealing for anyone who was in the area between 4:30pm and 5:00pm and has any information or footage (including dash cam) to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021 455 8510 or any Garda Station."

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