Cyclist struck by car dies


A 55-year-old man was killed after he was struck by a car while cycling yesterday afternoon.

The man was cycling in Balrath, 1km from Drumconrath, Co Meath, when the incident occurred at approximately 5pm.

He was removed to Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, where he was later pronounced dead. The sole occupant of the car was uninjured.

Gardaí are investigating the incident. Garda forensic collision investigators examined the scene yesterday and the road has since reopened.