Cyclist (60s) killed in Kildare collision

Cyclist (60S) Killed In Kildare Collision
The incident happened shortly before 11.30am on Sunday. Photo: PA Images
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Muireann Duffy

Updated: 3.45pm

A cyclist has been killed in a collision in Knocknagee, Co Kildare.


The man aged in his 60s was involved in a collision with a car at around 11.20am on Sunday.

Emergency services attended the scene, where the cyclist was pronounced dead.

His remains have been taken to Naas General Hospital, where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Gardaí said no other injuries were reported from the collision.

The road at Knocknagee, near Carlow Town, has been closed while a forensic examination of the scene takes place, with local diversions in operation.

Gardaí are asking any witnesses of the collision to contact Kildare Garda station on 045-527730, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666 111 or any Garda station.

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