Woman dies after being hit by truck in Cork

It happened on Wolfe Tone Square earlier

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A pedestrian has died after a fatal road traffic accident in Cork.

It happened on Wolfe Tone Square at midday when a truck collided with a female pedestrian aged in her early 70s.

The driver of the truck was uninjured.

Her body has been taken to Cork University Hospital, where a post mortem examination will take place.

A technical and forensic examination of the scene was carried out by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

The N71 at Wolfe Tone Square reopened after an earlier closure.

Investigating gardaí are appealling to witness to contact Bantry garda station on 027-20-860, the Garda Condifential Line at 1-800-666-111 or any garda station.