A man has died in a car accident in Co Louth this morning.
The single-vehicle traffic accident happened at Rassan on the Dundalk to Castleblaney Road (N53) at around 7am this morning.
The driver, who is said to be in his early 60s, was killed in the collision and pronounced dead at the scene.
His body is still at the scene which is around five miles outside Dundalk.
The road has been closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.
Gardaí have asked anyone who was on the road between 6.30am and 7.15am to contact Dundalk Garda station on 042 9388400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.