Man in his 70s dies following Kilkenny road collision

The man was the driver and sole occupant of the car

Man in his 70s dies following Kilkenny road collision

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A man in his 70s has died following a road collision in County Kilkenny.

Gardaí said the single car collision occurred between Graiguenamanagh and New Ross at around 2:30pm this afternoon.

The man was the driver and sole occupant of the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time after the crash.

Gardaí at Thomastown Garda Station are appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward.

The road is currently closed to traffic and a forensic investigation is underway. Local diversions are currently in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thomastown Garda Station 056-7754150 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.