Gardaí investigating death of man (49) following single vehicle collision

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Gardaí investigating death of man (49)  following single vehicle collision

Gardaí investigating death of man (49) following single vehicle collision

Gardaí are investigating the death of a 49-year-old man following a single vehicle collision on Saturday, September 8.

The collision occurred shortly before 7.30pm on local road at Cappalug near Killeshin in County Laois.

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It is understood the van he was driving left the road and struck a ditch. He was the sole occupant of the van. 

Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene and the man was pronounced dead a short time later.

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

The investigation is ongoing.

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