Gardaí in Monaghan are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the N2 at Killmarley yesterday evening.
The collision involving a male pedestrian (70 years) and a car occurred at approximately 5.50pm at Killmarley, about two miles south of Monaghan town. The male was seriously injured and pronounced dead at the scene. His body has been taken to the morgue at Monaghan Hospital. The male driver, the sole occupant, was uninjured in the collision.
The road has been closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place. It is expected that the road will remain closed until noon today, January 21.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77200, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.