A 20-year-old male passenger has died following a road crash in Kilkenny which occurred in the early hours of Friday morning.
Gardaí are currently investigating the fatal collision that happened on the R693 at Tobernapaiste in Freshford.
The man’s body was brought to St. Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny where a post mortem is due to take place.
A forensic examination of the scene took place earlier and the road has since been reopened.
Gardaí are urgently appealing for witnesses to contact them, particularly road users who may have camera footage and were travelling on the R693 at Tobernapaiste in Freshford between 2.45am and 3am.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 7775000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.
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