A 21-year-old man was killed after his car struck a ditch in Co. Cork this morning.
The single vehicle collision occurred on the R577 near Kiskeam before 6am.
Gardaí and emergency services rushed to the scene where the man was tragically pronounced dead a short time later.
The road remains closed for examination.
CORK Boherbue/ Castleisland Rd closed near Kiskeam village following fatal collision. Local diversions in place https://t.co/r19oH1u8F2
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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Macroom Garda Station on 026 20590 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.