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Swords hit-and-run: Man arrested after pedestrian's death

A 29-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating a fatal hit-and-run incident in County Dublin.

A man in his 40s was struck by a car as he was walking along North Street, Swords, at about 03:10 BST on Saturday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Connolly Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Police said the vehicle failed to remain at the scene. The man who was detained on Saturday evening is being questioned at Swords Garda station.