Man aged in his 40s dies in fatal road accident near Tipperary/Kilkenny border

N76 road between Poulacapple and Killamery is closed to traffic

Aileen Hahesy

Reporter:

Aileen Hahesy

Man dies in fatal road accident near Tipperary/Kilkenny border

A man, aged in his 40s, has died in a single-vehicle road accident on the main N76 road near the Tipperary/Kilkenny border this morning.

The accident happened on the Clonmel to Kilkenny Road at Killamery shortly after 11am.

A Garda Press Office spokesperson said a man was fatally injured in the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene. His body has been removed to Waterford Regional Hospital for a post-mortem examination. The local coroner has been notified. 

Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the scene of the accident and the N76 road has been closed between Poulacapple and Killamery to allow for a technical examination to be carried out.  Local diversions are in place. 

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this collision to come forward.

Gardaí are particularly appealing to any road users, who were travelling in the Callan area between 10.30am and 11.30am today and may have dash cam footage, to make it available to gardaí.

Anyone with any information should contact Kilkenny Garda Station at (056) 7775000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.