Gardai investigate death of young man in early morning crash
Gardai in Birr, Co Offaly are investigating the death of a young man in an early morning crash.
The single vehicle fatal road traffic collision occurred in the townland Clonlee, Kinnity, at approximately 2.30am.
The driver, who was in his early 20s, was fatally injured when the jeep he was driving left the road.
He was the sole occupant of the jeep. His body was removed to Tullamore Regional Hospital where a post mortem will take place.
The road is currently closed, as Garda Forensic Collision investigators will examine the scene this morning and local diversions are in place.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact them at Birr Garda Station on 057 9169710, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.