Man killed in road crash on Carlow/Laois border

The collision occurred shortly before 7.30pm on local road at Cappalug near Killeshin in Laois

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Man killed in road crash

Gardaí are investigating the death of a 49-year-old man following a single vehicle collision on the Carlow/Laois border yesterday evening.

The collision occurred shortly before 7.30pm on local road at Cappalug near Killeshin in Laois.

It is understood the van he was driving left the road and struck a ditch. He was the sole occupant of the van.  Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene and the man was pronounced dead a short time later.

His body has since been removed to Portlaoise Hospital for a post-mortem examination and the local Coroner has been notified.

The investigation is ongoing.