A man in his 40s has died after being hit by a car in Co Mayo in the early hours of this morning.

The incident happened at around 3.15am at Dooagh in Keel, Achill, Co Mayo.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to Mayo University Hospital.

No other injuries were reported.

Any road users who were travelling in the area and who may have dash cam footage is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Westport Garda Station on 098 502 30, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.