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Teenage pedestrian dies after collision with jeep

The incident occurred in Co Offaly in the midlands.

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Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a jeep and a pedestrian (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a jeep and a pedestrian (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a jeep and a pedestrian (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a jeep and a teenage pedestrian.

It occurred in Co Offaly in the midlands on the R436 Clara to Ballycumber road in the Erry area of Clara at approximately 7.30pm on Friday.

The pedestrian, a girl in her mid-teens, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is closed for a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

PA