Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the N4 close to Mullingar, at about 12.30am today, February 28.
A pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 30s, was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with a car.
His body has been remove to the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar, where a post mortem examination will be carried out.
The driver of the car received minor injuries and was also treated in hospital.
The road at the scene is closed and diversions are in place.