Woman in her 70s killed in traffic collision

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Galway daily news Woman and child killed in crash

A woman in her 70s has been killed after being struck by a van in Co. Clare on Saturday evening.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a traffic collision at Moyasta between Kilrush and Kilkee yesterday.

The collision involving a van and a pedestrian occurred at approximately 7:10pm on the N67.

The pedestrian, a woman in her late 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has since been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post-mortem examination will be conducted. No other injuries to persons was reported.

A portion of the N67 at Moyasta is currently closed with local diversions in place. The services of Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N67 in the Moyasta area between 7pm and 7:30pm are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kilrush Garda station on 065 9080550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.