By David Raleigh
A man in his 20s has died after he was hit by a car in Co Kerry this morning.
The incident happened on the Lisselton to Ballybunion Rd at Barnadarrig at about 4am.
The 24-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to the morgue at Tralee General Hospital.
A 25-year-old man who was driving the car that hit the man was also taken to Tralee Hospital with minor injuries.
The road is closed between Lisselton Cross and Ahafone Cross for an examination and diversions are in place.
KERRY: Listowel/Ballybunion Rd (R553) closed east of Lisselton following fatal crash. Diversions via Ballyconry Cross. theAA.ie— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) September 15, 2015
Gardai in Listowel are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been on the Lisselton to Ballybunion Rd between 2am and 4am to contact them in Listowel on 068 21000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.