Woman in her 80s killed in crash involving truck

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Galway daily news Pedestrian killed in traffic collision

A woman in her 80s was killed in a car crash in the west of Ireland on Tuesday afternoon.

The crash involving a car and a truck occurred at approximately 4pm yesterday, on the R487 between Kilbaha and Kilkee, Co. Clare.

The driver of the car, a woman in her 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road remained closed overnight to allow for a technical examination to be conducted by Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

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

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the R487 between 3:45pm and 4:15pm are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilrush Garda Station on 065 908 0550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.