Man arrested over Loughrea hit-and-run

Man arrested over Loughrea hit-and-run

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Gardaí investigating a fatal traffic collision, which occurred at about 8.30pm on Wednesday evening on the Gort Road in Loughrea, Co Galway have this morning arrested a man in his 20s.

The man is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Loughrea Garda Station and can be detained for up to 24 hours.

A cyclist, 68 year old John White, St Laurences Field, Loughrea, was fatally  injured in the collision.  He was taken to University College Hospital Galway where he was later pronounced dead.

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