Teenager dies in County Limerick road accident

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GARDAÍ in County Limerick are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic accident in Cappamore in the early hours of this (Sunday) morning.

Shortly before 4am, Gardaí and emergency services were alerted following an incident involving a car and pedestrian at Dromsally near Cappamore.

The pedestrian, a male in his late teens, was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick where he was later pronounced dead.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested to examine the scene and the Coroner has been notified. The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witness to contact them.

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Anyone with information should contact Bruff Garda Station 061 382940 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.