Female pedestrian killed when she was struck by a truck
A female pedestrian in her mid 50s was killed when she was struck by a articulated truck.
Gardaí are investigating the fatal accident which occured in on Slievenamon Road in Thurles, Co Tipperary at around noon today.
The road is currently closed for a garda forensic collision investigation, and local diversions are in place.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.
The woman's body was removed to Mid Western Regional Hospital, Limerick where a post mortem will take place.
Anyone with information can contact gardai at Thurles garda Sstation on 0504 - 25100, the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.