Driver released on bail after pedestrian killed in Limavady

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A man in his 40s has died after being struck by a car near Limavady last night.

The incident involving a Renault occurred shortly before 6.15pm on Glenhead Road, between Ballynarrig Road and Baranailt Road.

The 41-year-old male driver of the car who was arrested as part of the investigation was later released on police bail pending further enquiries.

The Glenhead Road was closed overnight but has since re-opened.

PSNI Inspector Colin Shaw is appealing for anyone who was travelling on the route last night and who witnessed the collision to contact police in Limavady or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference number 1052 of 27/10/16