Gardaí in appeal for witnesses after ‘road rage’ death
A MAN who died following a suspected road rage incident may have been struck on the head with the door of his truck during an altercation, the Irish Mail on Sunday has learned.
A cut on the side of the man’s head suggested he suffered a blow.
A post-mortem carried out yesterday found that the dead man, who was Romanian, died of a heart attack, RTÉ reported last night.
Gardaí are investigating whether the altercation was sparked by perceived poor driving.
It is understood one of the men took the other driver to task following an overtaking manoeuvre.
A disagreement arose at Rosslare Europort. One of the men left the scene, while the other was discovered dead in his truck on Friday evening.
A man, from Wexford, was arrested in New Ross a short time later.
He was released from custody last night, and a file was sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions. Both men worked for local haulage firms. In a statement, gardaí appealed for witnesses to an incident involving two lorries at Tagoat, Co. Wexford, between 5.30pm and 6.15pm on Friday.
Independent county councillor Ger Carthy said there was ‘shock’ locally following the death.