Gardaí are investigating a single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred this morning.
It happened on the Killimor to Kiltormer Road, off the N65, at Lisdeligney, Portumna County Galway.
A woman in her mid 50s was fatally injured when the car she was driving left the road and struck a tree at around 8.30am.
The woman was the sole occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her body was removed to Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe where a post mortem is being arranged.
The road is currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.
Diversions are in place and Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.