Pedestrian killed following collision with truck in Louth
A pedestrian has died following a collision with an articulated truck in Louth on Tuesday morning (7 June).
The pedestrian, a man aged 21, was struck at approximately 12.30am on the N1 Carrickarnan, in Drumad, Dundalk.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and his body has been removed from the scene.
The driver of the lorry, a man in his 30s, did not require medical treatment.
The road is currently closed and Forensic Collision Investigators are conducting a technical examination of the scene. Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.
Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N1 at Carrickarnan, Drumad, between midnight and 12:30am are being asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on (042) 9388400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.