Man who died in road RTA near Sligo Town named locally as Terry McGowan

A 53-year-old man who following a road collision late last night has been named locally as Terry McGowan from Rathcormac.

He died following a road collision in Lisnalurg, Co Sligo.

Gardaí say the pedestrian was struck by a car on the N15 main Sligo/Donegal Road at around 11.05pm last night.

He was taken to Sligo University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

An appeal for witnesses has been issued and anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071-915-7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

The road reopened earlier today.