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Man killed in suspected hit-and-run in Donegal

A 47-year-old male pedestrian has been killed in a suspected hit-and-run incident in Co Donegal.

The victim’s body was discovered on the carriageway of the N15 at Parkhill outside Ballyshannon around 12.30am this morning.

A garda spokesman said a preliminary examination carried out at the scene suggests the man was struck by a passing motorist.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses and in particular to anyone who travelled on this stretch of road from midnight to 12.35am to contact them at Ballyshannon Garda Station on 071-9858530.