A 69-year-old local woman was tragically killed in a collision outside Donegal Town on Sunday night.

The victim has been named locally as Kathleen Pryal (née Harvey) from Spierstown.

She died after being struck by a car at Tinnycahill, Clar at around 8pm.

Mrs Pryal is understood to have got out of another vehicle before the tragic accident. She passed away at the scene. A post mortem is being carried out at Letterkenny University Hospital today.

Mrs Pryal is survived by her husband Martin, brothers Eamon and Colm, sister Patricia Brennan and a wide extended family. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.

The N15 road was closed during the night and on Monday morning for forensic examinations. Gardaí have confirmed that the Clar road is now reopened.