An 18-year-old man has died after being hit by a car outside Athlone IT.
The collision happened at Bonavalley in Athlone at around 9.20am this morning.
The man was taken to Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore, but was pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver of the car was uninjured.
The Old Dublin road is closed for a forensic examination and Gardaí are appealling for witnesses to contact Athlone Garda Station on 090 6492600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station