INVESTIGATIONS are underway after a young man died in a road accident on the outskirts of the city this morning.
The man, who was aged in his lat 20s, was driving a car which crashed through a ditch at Kilonan, Ballysimon just after 9.30am.
No other vehicle was involved in the crash and there was nobody else in the car at the time.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to the Mid Western Regional Hospital where a post mortem examination will be conducted.
The road was closed for several hours, as a technical examination of the scene took place.
Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Roxboro Garda Station at (061) 214340.