Girl dies after being hit by car
A 15-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car in Co Galway.
The teenager was walking with a friend in the Ros a Mhil area when the accident happened at 9.45pm on Wednesday.
She was taken to University College Hospital, Galway, where she was pronounced dead late on Wednesday night.
Her friend and the man driving the car were not injured.
The road remains closed for forensic examination.
Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact Salthill garda station.