Woman (80) killed on Mayo road

Gardai in Castlebar are investigating the fatal incident which occurred at Aughadrina, Castlebar.

Gardai in Castlebar are investigating the fatal incident which occurred at Aughadrina, Castlebar.

Thu, Feb 14, 2013, 00:00

A woman has died after being hit by a heavy goods vehicle in Co Mayo yesterday.

Gardaí in Castlebar are investigating the incident which occurred at Aughadrina, Castlebar.

The HGV hit the pedestrian, aged 80, at about 1.05pm on N84. The woman was taken by ambulance to Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar, where she was later pronounced dead.

The road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and it reopened later in the day.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castlebar Garda station on 094 9038200, the Garda Confidential telephone line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.