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Man dies after crash between tractor and two motorcycles

A 25-year-old male has died following a collision involving two motorcycles and a tractor with a trailer. 

Gardaí and ambulance services attended the scene of a road traffic collision which occurred on the N74 at Moatequarter, Kilfeacle, Tipperary at approximately 5pm yesterday evening (Saturday, July 18th). 

The body of the male motorcyclist, who was fatally injured, was taken to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem will take place.   

The second male motorcyclist (33 years) was seriously injured and taken to University Hospital Limerick, according to a statement from An Garda Síochána, who confirmed that the male tractor driver (21 years) was uninjured. 

“Garda Forensic Investigators carried out an examination of the scene and the road has now reopened.” 

Appeal for information and camera footage 

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Gardaí in Tipperary Town are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this collision to come forward. 

They are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on the N74 between Tipperary Town and Cashel to make this footage available to Gardaí. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tipperary Town Garda Station on 062 – 80670, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station. 

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