A man in his late 30s has been killed after being struck by a car in Thurles, Co Tipperary last night.

The incident happened on the N62 at Clongur at 9.40pm.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Clonmel Hospital where a post-mortem examination will take place.

The driver of the car was not injured.

The road at the scene was closed for a forensic examination.