Irishman dies in Texas road accident

The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the man's family

Irishman dies in Texas road accident

File Photo Austin PD

An Irishman has died after being struck by a lorry in the US.

It is understood the man, aged in his mid-twenties, was run over in Austin, Texas in the early hours of Friday morning.

Austin Police said he was hit by a semi-trailer truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance to the man’s family.