A woman in her 40s has died after being struck by a car in Co Mayo overnight.
The crash happened at around 3am on the N60, Castlebar-Claremorris Road, near Breaffy Village, Co Mayo.
A female pedestrian, aged 49, suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a car.
She was taken to Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar where she was later pronounced dead.
The N60 Castlebar to Claremorris road remains closed this morning pending a forensic collision investigation.
MAYO: N60 Castlebar/ Claremorris Rd closed in both directions at Breaffy following a serious collision overnight. Diversions in place.— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) May 16, 2015
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.