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21-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash

Gardaí were called to the scene shortly before 6am today.

A MAN IN his 20s has died after his car struck a ditch near Kiskeam, Co Cork.

Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene of a one-car collision before 6am on the R577 near the village of Kiskeam.

The occupant of the car, a 21-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

His body has since been removed to Cork University Hospital for a post-mortem examination and the local Coroner has been notified.

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

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Macroom Garda Station on 026 20590 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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