Motorcyclist (68) dies following crash in Co Cork

The incident happened on the Bantry Line shortly after 11am

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A man in his 60s has died after a collision in County Cork.

The incident happened on the Kealkil to Coppeen Rd - also known as the Bantry Line - this morning at 11.10am.

The 68-year-old man was driving a motorbike which collided with a ditch.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the morgue at Cork University Hospital.

The road is currently closed for an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact Clonakilty Garda Garda Station on 023-882-1570, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.