Donegal: Pedestrian killed in Buncrana crash

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A 59-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car close to Buncrana in County Donegal.

The woman had been walking on the road at Umricam when the incident happened at about 21:15 GMT on Wednesday.

Gardaí (Irish Police) said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene and her body has been removed for a post-mortem examination.

They have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

The main Buncrana to Carndonagh road remains closed and diversions are in place.