Pedestrian in his 60s dies after Clonmany collision

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Gardaí have confirmed that a man has died following a road traffic collision that occurred on the Main Street of Clonmany in Inishowen in the early of Sunday morning, May 12.

Gardaí said that the man passed away on Wednesday and said that they are continuing to investigate the incident.

Speaking on Wednesday, a spokesperson said: “The injured man passed away this evening, Wednesday May 15, 2024. A post mortem examination will take place in due course.

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“This investigation is now a Fatal Road Traffic collision investigation.”


The traffic collision occurred, gardaí said, at approximately 12.15am when the male pedestrian, aged in his 60s was struck by a vehicle.

Gardí said: "The injured man was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital and was later transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where he remained in a critical condition.”

A man has been charged with a number of offences in connection with the incident. Kevin Grant (36) from Buncrana appeared in court earlier this week.

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Grant, who has been charged with dangerous driving and refusing to give a sample among other charges, was due back before the court on Thursday.

A garda spokesperson said: “As a result of further investigations, a male driver of the vehicle, aged in his 30s was identified and arrested and was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a Garda station in the Donegal Division.

“He was charged in relation to the incident and appeared before Letterkenny District Court on Monday evening, May 13 2024, at approximately 5pm.”

Gardai meanwhile said their investigations are continuing.

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