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Elderly Man Dies After Car Hits Pedestrian In Offaly

The 85 year old was pronounced dead at the scene.

An 85 year old man has died after a car struck a pedestrian in Offaly yesterday evening. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body taken to Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore for post mortem examination.  

The driver of the car was not injured in the collision. 

The incident occured on Roscrea/Shinrone road in the Mountheaton area between 5:30 and 6 yesterday evening and the road has since reopened. 

Gardai are appealing to anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact Birr Garda Station on 057-9169710.

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