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Man in his 60s dies when car collides with truck

The crash took place on the N62 between Cloghan and Birr.

File photo of N62
File photo of N62
Image: orla

A MAN IN his 60s has died in a car crash in Co Offaly.

The car the man was driving collided with a truck. The driver of the truck was uninjured.

Gardaí are investigating the collision, which took place on the N62 between Cloghan and Birr at 4.15pm today.

The collision occurred approximately halfway between Galross Cross and Kennedy’s Cross at Galross East, Cloghan.

The road is closed to facilitate an examination of the scene by garda forensic collision investigators and traffic is being diverted locally from Cloghan village.

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