Man killed in single vehicle accident north of Dundalk
A man in his 20s has died following a road accident north of Dundalk in the early hours of this morning.
The single vehicle collision occurred close to the border at Ballybinaby, Hackballscross around 2.20am.
The 23-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later with his remains removed to the Louth County Hospital.
The road between Hackballscross and Shelagh will be closed for most of the day while examinations are carried out at the scene.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Dundalk Garda Station 042-9388400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
The victim has not yet been named.