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Truck driver in his 40s killed in Westmeath

The road is currently closed.

The N52 at Williamstown
The N52 at Williamstown
Image: Google Maps

GARDAÍ IN MULLINGAR are investigating a single vehicle traffic collision that left a man in his 40s dead.

The crash occurred on the N52 between Mullingar and Delvin in the townland of Williamstown, this afternoon at around 12.30pm.

The man, in his late 40s, was fatally injured when the truck he was driving left the road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Mullingar Regional Hospital.

The road is currently closed pending an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Originally published 5.34pm

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