A woman has died this morning after being struck by the Luas tram

A woman has died today after being hit by the Luas last night. 

The incident occurred around 12.35am on  St James Walk, Rialto, Dublin 8.

It happened on the Red Line Luas route. 

The scene has been reopened this morning after being cornered off last night to allow for forensic examination. 

Gardai are investigating the incident. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have information is asked to contact Kilmainham Garda Station 01-666 9700, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.