Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Lorry In North Kerry

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garda_1GARDAÍ in Listowel are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R557 Road – Finuge to Abbeydorney Road at Bealkilla, Lixnaw at approximately 10.40pm on Wednesday night.

A male pedestrian (early 60s) was struck by a lorry and taken to University Hospital Kerry and passed away in the early hours of this morning.  The lorry driver was uninjured.

The road was closed and Forensic Collision Investigators attended at the scene.  The road has since been re-opened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have driven on the road last night, to contact Listowel Garda Station, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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