A man has died after a road crash on the M9 during the early hours of this morning.
The man in his early 40s was walking on a stretch of motorway near Kilcullen, Co Kildare when he was struck by a car at around 3.30am.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The car's driver was not injured.
Road closures were in place for the morning and afternoon to allow for a forensic examination of the scene.
It has however since reopened.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Gardaí.