Initial tests indicate seized car is unlikely to have been involved in Bundoran fatal ‘hit and run’

Garda accidentGardai investigating a fatal  hit and run near Bundoran believe a car found close to the scene may not have been involved in the incident.
A senior officer said an inital examination of the car meant it was unlikely to have been involved – although further testing tomorrow will be carried out.
It was found last night about a kilometre from the scene of Sunday morning’s incident at Ardfarn, Bundoran.
The hit-and-run victim has been named locally as Alan McSherry. The 48-year-old died near his home at Boyannagh, Co. Leitrim. while walking a narrow, rural road at Ardfarn.
His body was discovered by his wife, Jo, after she noticed missed calls on her phone. When she rang her husband she received no answer and she drove from their home to Bundoran three kilometres
She discovered the body a short distance away from their home at 5. 10 a.m. yesterday morning(Sun). The couple arrived in a camper-van in Bundoran 15 years ago from their home in the Birkenhead area of England and decided to remain as they loved surfing.
Mr McSherry worked locally as a maintenance man and his wife worked at the Donegal Adventure Centre. They had no children.
A post mortem examination was carried out last night(Sun) by Deputy State Pathologist Michael Curtis at Sligo General hospital. Gardai have appealed to the hit-and-run driver responsible for the collision with Mr McSherry, who was walking, to get in touch.
They are investigating parts of a car found at the scene at Ardfarn, Bundoran.