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Man (70s) dies after car he was driving struck a wall in Co Roscommon

A female passenger was uninjured in the incident.

Ballyforan, Co Roscommon
Ballyforan, Co Roscommon
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A MAN IN his 70s has died following a single vehicle collision in Co Roscommon. 

The incident happened when the car the man was driving struck a wall at Ballyforan at around 4.50am this morning. 

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene.

The driver, a man in his 70s, was taken to Roscommon University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination is due to take place later today.

A female passenger was uninjured in the incident. 

The road remains closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

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