The incident happened in Loughrea Town shortly after 5.30am this morning
A man in his 20s has died after being hit by a car in County Galway.
The incident happened in Loughrea Town on the N66 road at just after 5.30am this morning.
The 28-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
His body was taken to Portiuncula Hospital where a post mortem will be carried out.
The 19-year-old driver and sole occupant of the car was uninjured.
A section of the Loughrea to Galway Road is closed for a garda forensic collision investigation.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.