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Man in his 50s dies in Cavan road crash

It is understood the driver left the road and his car struck a pole.

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A MAN IN his 50s has died, after a single-car collision this morning in Cavan.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 10.45am on the Cavan to Ballyjamesduff Road near Cross Keys.

It is believed the car left the road before it struck a utility pole.

The driver, and sole occupant, of the car was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

His body was removed to Cavan General Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Garda forensic teams are examining the crash site and local diversions are in place. The local coroner has also been notified.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to come forward and contact Bailieboro Garda Station on 042 969 4570, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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