23-year-old dies in motorbike crash close to Carnew

A 23-year-old man has been killed following a motorbike crash close to Carnew.

The man came off his bike at Hillbrook on the R748 Carnew to Aughrim road just after 2pm.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, his body was removed from the scene and taken to Naas hospital, where a post mortem will take place.

The road between Kilcavan Gap and the Coolboy turn off will be closed overnight to allow for a technical examination.

Diversions are in place.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses if you can help call the gardai in Baltinglass at 059-6482610.


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