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Man arrested after woman (34) killed in hit-and-run in Donegal

Gardaí arrived on the scene around 2.45am.

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Updated Jul 11th 2021, 3:32 PM

A MAN HAS been arrested after a woman died following a hit-and-run in Donegal overnight. 

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene on the N15 at Townparks, Lifford at around 2.45am this morning.

The victim (34) was taken from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital Letterkenny where she was later pronounced dead. Gardaí say it is understood the pedestrian was struck by a white van that failed to remain at scene.

A man in his 40s was arrested this afternoon. Following the arrest investigating gardaí renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward and for those with video footage (including dash cam) from the scene and along this route to make it available to investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station 074 9167116 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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