Cyclist dies following crash near Kentstown, Co Meath

Man in his 70s killed in incident involving car and bicycle on R153 Balrath

Gardaí have asked witnesses to come forward following a fatal crash in Co Meath.

A cyclist has died after being struck by car on the R153 road in Co Meath.

The incident occured at about 11.30am on Sunday on the R153 Balrath near Kentstown.

A 70-year-old male cyclist was removed from the scene by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s, was uninjured in the collision.

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The road was closed and gardaí are appealing for witnesses t come forward.