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A woman has died following a suspected hit & run in Co Kildare

It happened last evening (Monday, 9th November) in Newbridge

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a suspected fatal hit and run road traffic collision in Newbridge, Co Kildare on Monday evening (9th November).

Shortly after 8pm Gardaí were alerted by Emergency Services following the discovery of a female pedestrian aged in her forties who had serious injuries on Thomas Street, Newbridge.

It’s understood she was struck by a vehicle.

The injured woman was taken by ambulance to Naas General Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

The local Coroner has since been notified and a post-mortem examination has been arranged, its outcome will determine the course of the Garda investigation.
The scene is preserved for a full forensic and technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision investigators and local traffic diversions are in place.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has camera footage, including dash cam, from the area at the time is asked to contact investigating Gardaí.

Information should be forwarded to Newbridge Garda Station 045-431212 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.