An elderly pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Co Mayo.

The man, who was in his 80s, was involved in a collision on the N60 at Logatemple, Claremorris, Co Mayo, at 1am this morning.

The driver and two passengers in the car were uninjured.

The body of the man has been taken to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

The road at the scene was closed to facilitate an examination of the crash site by Garda Forensic Collision investigators.

Diversions were put in place between Claremorris and Balla.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station on 094-9372080.