Cyclist (60s) dies in road incident in Co Wexford

A male cyclist in his 60s has died following an incident in Co Wexford on Sunday afternoon.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of an incident at Ballywilliam in New Ross on Sunday, shortly before 1pm, where a male cyclist in his 60s was injured on the R731.

It is understood the man was cycling in a group when the incident occurred.

The man was treated by emergency services personnel but was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

His body was removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Waterford where a postmortem will take place.

Diversions are in place to allow for a technical examination by Garda forensic collision investigators.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward, including those with dash-cam footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact New Ross Garda station on 051 426030, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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