Teenage girl dies after being hit by car in Co Galway

Pedestrian fatally injured in Rossaveal last night while out walking with friend

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Gardaí i wish to are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic incident at Rossaveal last night to contact Salthill Garda station on 091-514720, T the Garda Confidential Telephone L line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Thu, May 2, 2013, 08:03

A teenage girl was killed when she was hit by a car while out walking in Rossaveal, Co Galway, last night.

The 15-year-old was fatally injured at about 9.45pm while walking with a male friend. She was removed to University College Hospital, Galway where she was pronounced dead late last night. The male pedestrian and the male driver of the car were uninjured.

The road remains closed as an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators takes place this morning. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Salthill Garda station on 091-514720, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.