Investigation underway after man (73) dies following crash in Kilkenny

Investigation underway after man (73) dies following crash in Kilkenny
St Luke's Hosptal, Kilkenny.

Update 8.45pm: An investigation is underway into a fatal crash in Co Kilkenny which claimed a man's life.

The 73-year-old was driving a car which collided with a ditch at Dangan, on the main Thomastown to Inistioge Road at 8.10pm last night.

He died in the early hours of this morning after being taken to St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny.

Any witnesses are asked to get in touch with Gardai at Thomastown.

Earlier: Man (73) dies following crash in Kilkenny

A 73 year-old man has died after a crash in Co Kilkenny.

He was the only occupant in a car which hit a ditch on the main Thomastown to Inistioge Road at Dangan at 8.10pm last night.

The scene of the collision has been examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

The local coroner has been notified.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Thomastown Garda Station.

Investigation underway after man (73) dies following crash in Kilkenny

- Digital Desk

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