Woman dies in car accident
A WOMAN in her 40s was killed last night after being hit by a car.
The accident happened at about 6.20pm in Connemara close to her home in Baile na hAbhann, about 30km west of Galway.
The woman was taken to University College Hospital Galway but medics were unable to save her.
The road was closed to allow garda crash-scene officers to establish the cause of the accident.
It is understood nobody in the car was injured.