GARDAI IN LEITRIM are investigating a fatal road collision that took place at Rantogue, Aughacashel earlier today.
The collision on the Drumshanbo to Aughacashel Road involving a pedestrian and a farming vehicle occurred at approximately 1.05pm.
The 40-year-old male pedestrian was seriously injured and was taken by helicopter to Sligo General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Gardaí said the driver of the vehicle – a teleporter – was uninjured. The collision occurred while the teleporter was loading/unloading bales onto a trailer.
The road is closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.