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Male Pedestrian Dead – Struck By Vehicle In Co. Tipperary.

A pedestrian, understood to be a man aged in his 40s, has sadly lost his life after being struck by a car near the village of Toomevara in Co. Tipperary.

The collision happened shortly after 10:00pm on the R499 between Toomevara and Ballinamona Cross.

The pedestrian, named locally as Mr Kieran Delaney, Grenanstown, Ballymackey, Toomevara, Co. Tipperary, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has since been removed to University Hospital Limerick, where a post-mortem will take place.

The driver of the vehicle, a young man aged in his 20s, was also taken to University Hospital Limerick as a precaution.

The road remained closed last night to allow for a forensic examination of the accident scene to be carried out and local diversions remain in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nenagh Garda station Tel: 067-50450, the Garda Confidential Line on Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda station.

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