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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Fatal Crash

A pedestrian has died after she was knocked down last Wednesday.

Gardai are are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in County Kildare four days ago.

A woman's since died after she was knocked down near Athy.

The pedestrian was walking on the R418 at Nicholastown at around half 4 on Wednesday afternoon, when she was hit by a car.

The woman in her late 50s received serious injuries and was airlifted from the scene to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where she was pronounced dead yesterday.

A man in his 70s who was driving the car also received medical treatment in hospital and was the only person in the car.

Garda Forensic Collision investigators have examined the scene and the Coronor's been notified.

A Garda family liaison officer has been appointed in the case and gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Athy Station.

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