Man (83) killed in lorry accident


An 83-year-old man was killed while crossing the road in Co Limerick yesterday. The accident happened at 3.25 p.m. when the man was struck by an articulated lorry at Croagh. The man, who was from Kilmallock, died at the scene.

A motorcycle pillion passenger who died after a collision with a car in Co Mayo has been named as Mr Vincent Rigney (18), from Sandyhill, Westport, Co Mayo. The accident occurred at Derrin Fin, on the Leenane to Westport road, at about 7.30 p.m. on Sunday.