A woman in her 60s was killed in Kerry when she was struck by a car while out walking tonight.
The accident happened at Longfield, Firies, Farranfore, shortly after 6.45pm today.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her body has been removed to Kerry General Hospital where a post mortem will be preformed. The driver of the car was uninjured.
The road will remain closed overnight at the scene of the collision, pending an examination of the area by garda forensic collision investigators.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Farranfore garda station on 066 - 9764111, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any garda station.