Pedestrian killed following crash near Tuam

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Galway daily news Man in his 60s killed in multi-vehicle crash

A pedestrian has been killed following a traffic collision on the N83 near Tuam in the early hours of Sunday.

Shortly after 12:30am, Gardaí were alerted to a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on the N83 at Cahervoley, Cummer near Tuam.

The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, was taken from the scene to University Hospital Galway, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, did not require medical treatment.

The road at the crash site is closed for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Local diversions are currently in place on the N83 between Corofin Cross and Corrandrum National School.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

Road users with camera footage (including dash cam) who were travelling in the area at the time are asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.