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Motorcyclist killed in Co Tipperary crash

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to Monday's fatal crash in Co Tipperary to contact them.
Staff Reporter

A MOTORCYCLIST in his 40s has died in a collision with a lorry in Co Tipperary.

The crash occurred on New Road, Lisronagh in Clonmel at around 10am on Monday.

The body of the motorcyclist was removed to Tipperary University Hospital.

No other injuries have been reported.

The road was closed and diversions were put in place pending the arrival of forensic collision investigators.

Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to come forward, and are asking for any road users who may have camera footage and were travelling on New Road to make this footage available.

A spokesperson for the force said they were "particularly looking to speak with a number of motorists who may have been present at, or driven past, the collision to make contact", adding: "Anyone with information is asked to contact Clonmel Garda Station on 052 617 7640, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station."

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