The driver later presented himself to gardaí.


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A man in his 80s has died after a hit-and-run road collision in Roscommon.

The pedestrian was hit by a car in Keadue, Co. Roscommon, at around 11 o’clock on Saturday night.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver – a 20 year old man – failed to remain at the scene and later presented himself at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

A full forensic and technical examination is being carried out this morning and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are asking for anyone who may have seen the incident to come forward.