Tragic incident | 

Woman (34) dies following hit and run collision in Co Donegal

It is understood the woman was struck by a white van that failed to remain at the scene
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Conall McMeekin

A 34-year-old woman has died following a fatal hit and run collision in Co Donegal.

The incident occurred on the N15 at Townparks, Lifford in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the crash at approximately 2:45am.

The female pedestrian (34) was taken from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital Letterkenny where she was later pronounced dead.

It is understood the woman was struck by a white van that failed to remain at the scene.

The van and its driver have yet to be located by investigating Gardaí.

Traffic diversions are in place and the area has been preserved for examination by crime officers and Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

The local Coroner has been notified and arrangements will be made for a post-mortem examination.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and are particularly appealing to the driver of the van to come forward.

Investigating Gardaí are also appealing to those with video footage (including dash cam) from the scene and along this route to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station 074 9167116 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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