A man in his 20s has died following a road traffic accident in Co Louth in the early hours of this morning.
The incident occurred at around 12.20am on the Dundalk to Castleblaney road.
It's understood the vehicle he was travelling in hit a wall at Rathmore, Kilkerly, around three miles outside of Dundalk.
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The man, who was the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to hospital in Dundalk.
The road has been closed for examination and gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact them.