Man arrested after pedestrian killed in Co Donegal hit and run

Man struck by car which failed to stop at scene of incident at Windyhall road

A pedestrian has been killed in a suspected hit and run incident in Co Donegal.  The body of the man was discovered by a road user along the road way at Windyhall, Letterkenny at 4am on Monday morning.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A pedestrian has been killed in a suspected hit and run incident in Co Donegal. The body of the man was discovered by a road user along the road way at Windyhall, Letterkenny at 4am on Monday morning. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

 

A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with a Co Donegal hit and run incident in which a man was killed.

The body of the male pedestrian was discovered at Windyhall, Letterkenny at 4am on Monday morning.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and the man was transferred to Letterkenny University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The arrested man is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Letterkenny Garda station.

The Windyhall road was closed for forensic collision investigators tp carry out a full technical examination.

Gardaí at Letterkenny are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the Windyhall area from 1am to 4am to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.