A man in his 70s has died in a single-vehicle road collision in Co Roscommon.

Shortly before five o'clock this morning, the man's car hit a wall at Ballyforan.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and the man - who is in his 70s - was brought to Roscommon University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A female passenger was uninjured in the collision.

A post mortem on the man's body is due to take place later today.

The road remains closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators, and local  diversions are in place.




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