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A motorcyclist in his 20s has died following a road collision in Co Offaly.

The man was seriously injured after his motorcycle left the road shortly after 10am this morning on the R401 near Edenderry.

Gardaí and Emergency Services attended at the scene and the man was pronounced dead a short time later.

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The local Coroner was notified and the man's body has been taken to the mortuary at Tullamore Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Garda forensic collision investigators are examining the crash site and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and those with video footage, including dashcam footage and recordings from along the route at the time of the collision, to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station 057-9327600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Main image: File photo. Credit: RollingNews.ie

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