A 39-year-old woman has died after she was struck by a van in Co Mayo this morning.

The woman was walking on a road at Bunnahowen, Glencastle at 6.55am when she was hit by the van.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to Mayo General Hospital.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact them in Belmullet Garda Station on 097-81910 or on the Garda Confidential Line 1800666111.