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Pensioner killed in collision between car and truck in Co Galway

A man in his seventies has died in a collision between a car and lorry
Cate McCurry, Press Association

A pensioner has died after his car was involved in a collision with a truck in Co Galway.

The man in his seventies was pronounced dead at the scene on the Monivea Road near Carnmore at around 2pm on Thursday.

His body was removed to University Hospital Galway. The driver of the truck was not injured.

The road was closed for a time to facilitate an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and has since reopened.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Galway Garda station on 091 538 000.

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