A man has been killed crossing the road at Citywest on the N7 in Dublin.

The incident occurred at junction 3 at around 4.45pm. 

The 64-year-old pedestrian was taken to Tallaght Hospital but later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car was not injured.

The N7 southbound carriageway was closed for a time, but has since re-opened.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Rathcoole Garda Station at 01-6667900, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.