A woman has been killed in a road accident in County Longford this morning.
Gardaí say the 55-year-old pedestrian died when she was struck by a car at Legan village at around 1.30am.
She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body removed to The Midlands Regional Hospital at Mullingar.
The driver of the car, a man in his early 40’s, has been arrested.
The road is currently closed in Legan Village for a forensic examination.
Gardaí have appealled for witnesses to the collision to contact Granard Garda Station on 043 6687660, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.