A man has been killed in a road accident in County Carlow this morning.
Gardaí say the man aged in his early 40s was walking when he was struck by an SUV on the Castledermot Road in Tullow at around 4.30am.
The driver of the SUV was not injured in the accident.
The Thomas Traynor Road to Rathbawn Lane is closed and diversions are in place, as investigators carry out an examination of the scene.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.