The male pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene

A man in his 40s has died after being hit by a car in Meath.

It happened on the R162 Navan to Nobber road just after 10:30pm last night.

The male pedestrian died at the scene and his body was taken to Our Lady's Hospital in Navan for a post-mortem.

The driver of the car, a man in his 20s, wasn't injured.

The road has been closed while the scene is forensically examined.