Pedestrian killed in road accident
A pedestrian has been knocked down and killed near Carrick-on-Shannon.
The accident happened at about 4.30am on Saturday morning and involved a van and a man in his 20s.
It happened on the N4 at Ardcarne, between Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon.
The victim had a shaven head and was wearing blue jeans, white running shoes, a grey T-shirt and a dark charcoal coloured zip-up top.
Gardai advised motorists to avoid using this route as the N4 was closed in both directions at the scene for forensic examination.