Man in his 70s dies following crash in Co Cork

A 4x4 vehicle left the road and hit a ditch

Man in his 70s dies following crash in Co Cork

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A man in his 70s has died following a crash in Co Cork.

Shortly before 11am yesterday morning on the R585 at Shanlaragh near Dunmanway when a 4x4 vehicle left the road and hit a ditch.

The man in his 70s was the driver and only person in the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Cork. 

A forensic collision examination was carried out at the scene.

Anyone with information about the crash is being asked to contact Clonakilty Garda Station on 023-882-1570 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.