A 50-year-old man died in a road crash at KilClooney, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

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The event happened approximately 7pm yesterday evening. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.Commonly known as ‘The Bog Road to Ahascragh’, this road will remain closed for an examination. An appeal for witnesses has been issued and anyone with information is asked to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090-9631890, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

-Sam Fitzsimons