A PENSIONER has died after she was struck by a car in the early hours today outside a Rangers themed pub in the East End of Glasgow.

Iris McLeod, 67, of Walter Street, Glasgow was hit by a red Vauxhall Corsa as she crossed Duke Street, near to Gateside Street in Dennistoun at around 12.35 this morning.

Police said the accident happened outside the Bristol Bar on Duke Street.

Tributes have been paid to the pensioner on a Dennistoun community page on Facebook.

One local resident posted: "I am so, so sad. She was an absolute gem of a woman."

Another expressed his shock saying: "We used to walk our dogs with her husband in the park, gutted."

Local councillor Alan Casey urged witnesses to assist police in their inquries and added: "Such sad news, thoughts go out to Mrs McLeod’s family at this difficult time.

"If you have any information please get in touch with Police Scotland."

Constable Andrew Conroy, of Road Policing West, said: "The crash happened outside the Bristol Bar on Duke Street, near to Gateside Street, and we know that there were quite a few people about at the time.

"I am appealing to anyone who saw the crash or indeed any driver who may have dash cam footage from the area around that time to call police.