Pedestrian killed in collision on N2
Gardaí in Monaghan are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the N2 at Killmarley, Co Monaghan this evening.
The collision involving a male pedestrian, believed to be aged 70 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, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was uninjured in the collision.
The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.
It is expected that the road will remain closed until 12 noon tomorrow the 21st January.
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.