Gardaí in Athy are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in the town earlier.
At approximately 2.30pm this afternoon a female pedestrian in her 60s was struck by a truck at Duke Street.
She was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel but was pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver of the truck was uninjured. The deceased has been removed to the mortuary at Nass Hospital where a post-mortem will be carried out, the local Coroner has been notified.
Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Athy Garda Station 059-8634210 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.
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