Woman dies after being hit by car in Co Kerry

The incident happened on the N22 at Glenflesk village shortly after 7pm yesterday

Woman dies after being hit by car in Co Kerry

File photo. Image: RollingNews.ie

A woman in her 20s has died after being hit by a car in Co Kerry.

At around 7.15pm yesterday evening, the 26-year-old pedestrian was knocked down on the N22 at Glenflesk village.

She was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The woman's body was removed to University Hospital Kerry, where a post mortem examination will take place.

The driver of the car was not injured.

The road was closed for a time to facilitate a Garda forensic examination, but has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064-667-1160 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.