Local Gardai investigating fatal road crash which claimed life of man in his 60s

Local Gardai investigating fatal road crash which claimed life of man in his 60s

Gardaí are investigating a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred on the Dundalk to Castleblaney Road on Monday morning.

The collision occurred at Rassan on the Dundalk to Castleblaney Road at approximately 7am on Monday morning.

The driver (early 60's) and sole occupant of the car was fatally injured in the collision and pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was still at the scene late on Monday morning.

The road has been closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination and local diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision or anyone who was on the road between 6.30am and 7.15am are asked to contact Dundalk Garda station on 042 9388400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.