Man dies after car crashes into pole in Co Cavan

The crash happened on the Cavan to Ballyjamesduff road near Cross Keys

Man dies after car crashes into pole in Co Cavan

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A man in his 50s has died following a collision in County Cavan.

It happened at around 10.45am on the Cavan to Ballyjamesduff road near Cross Keys.

It is understood the car left the road before it struck a utility pole.

The driver - who was the only person in the car - was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was removed to Cavan General Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Gardaí are examining the scene and local diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bailieboro Garda Station on 042-969-4570 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.