A 51-year-old man died in a road crash in Co Galway last night.

The pedestrian was struck by a car at Kylebrack East, Loughrea, at approximately 9pm.

The injured man was taken to Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Gardaí at Killimor are investigating and have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.