A man in his 80s has died after a hit and run in Roscommon.

It happened at around 11 o'clock last night.

The incident happened in Keadue, Co. Roscommon when a pedestrian was hit by a car.

The man - who was in his 80s - was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver - a 20 year old man - failed to remain at the scene and later presented himself at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

A full forensic and technical examination is being carried out this morning and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are asking for anyone who may have seen the incident to come forward.


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