47-year-old man killed after suspected hit and run in Ballyshannon

Gardaí in Donegal are investigating a suspected hit and run.

It's after the body of a man was found on the N15 road - close to Ballyshannon town.

At about twenty to one this morning the body of the man - aged in his 40s - was found on the carriageway of the N15 at Parkhill approximately 1 mile from Ballyshannon town.

A preliminary examination carried out at the scene suggests the man was struck by a passing motorist.

His body remains at the scene this morning - which has been preserved pending a technical and forensic examination.

The road is closed to traffic and diversions are in place.

Superintendent Leo McGinn from Ballyshannon Garda Station, made this appeal for information..