Pensioner dies in road traffic accident in Mullingar
A man in his 70s was hit by a van as he walked on the Castlepollard Road in Mullingar this afternoon.
He was killed when the vehicle struck him while travelling on the road outside Midlands Regional Hospital in Co Westmeath.
Gardai are carrying out an investigation of the incident which occurred just after 3pm today.
They are appealing for any information from the public who may have been in the area at the time.