Female cyclist dies on Thurles road


A female cyclist was killed in a Thurles, Co Tipperary, road incident this morning.

At about 9.50am the woman, aged in her 70s, was in a crash involving a bus at Kickham Street. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick, for a postmortem.

There were no passengers on the bus.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thurles Garda station on 0504-25100 or the Garda confidential line (1800 666 111).

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