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Man dies after car crashes into river

The incident happened near Cloonfad in Roscommon early this morning.

The road near to where the accident happened
The road near to where the accident happened
Image: Google Maps

A 35-YEAR-OLD MAN has died after the car he was travelling in crashed into a river in Roscommon.

This happened at around 8am this morning when the car he was travelling in left the road on the R327 near Cloonfad and entered the Dalgan River.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has since been removed to Mayo University Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Garda forensic collision investigators have carried out a technical examination of the scene and the Coroner has been informed.

The road remains closed this afternoon and diversions are in place.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station on 094 9372080 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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