A MAN in his 30s has died following a single vehicle collision near Herbertstown in the early hours of this Friday morning.
The man’s body has now been taken to the morgue at the University Hospital in Dooradoyle and his family has been notified.
The deceased is from Herbertstown, but his name has not yet been officially released by gardai.
He was the only occupant in the car.
The vehicle was discovered by a passing motorist at approximately 5.30am this morning, who then notified emergency services.
The fatal crash happened at Coolshine, on the R513, approximately 5km north of Herbertstown.
The road was closed for a number of hours following the crash and has since re-opened.
Two units of the Fire Brigade at Cappamore were dispatched to the scene, after they received the call at 5.40am.
Forensic investigators also attended the scene.
Gardai in Roxboro are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been on that stretch of road between 6.30pm on March 10 and 5.30am on March 11 to contact them in Roxboro Road Garda station on 061 214340, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.