The man killed in a suspected hit-and-run incident in Letterkenny this morning has been named locally as Jason Haughey.
Mr Haughey, who was well-known in the town, was in his early 30s.
His family have been informed of his death.
His remains are still at the hospital and a post mortem is expected to be carried out shortly.
The victim was found around 4am by a passer-by at Windyhall on the outskirts of the town.
He was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.
Gardai have sealed off the scene of the incident where they continue to carry out a full investigation into the incident.
Gardai have appealed for anybody who was in the area from 1am until 4am to contact them.Tags: