Thursday 27 October 2016

Pedestrian (60s) killed by car in early morning incident

Published 05/04/2015 | 08:52

Stranorlar, Co Donegal Credit: Google Maps
Stranorlar, Co Donegal Credit: Google Maps

A pedestrian has been killed in a road traffic collision in Co Donegal in the early hours of this morning.

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The man - aged in his late 60s - was fatally injured when a car struck him at approximately 2.50am this morning.

The incident occurred at McClays corner on the Letterkenny side of Stranorlar, Co. Donegal.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body remains at scene.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision investigation and local diversions are in place.

Motorists have been advised to avoid travelling in the area or to allow extra time for their journey.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact Ballybofey Garda Station on 074 9137740, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.

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