A man in his 40s has died in a road collision in Co Sligo.

The collision involving a car and a truck occurred at about 12 noon today on the N4 between Castlebaldwin and COllooney.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later, and his body has been removed to Sligo University Hospital for post-mortem examination.

The scene of the crash is being preserved for forensic examination, and the road remains closed to traffic, with diversions in place.

Gardai in Ballymote are appealing for any witnesses to contact them at 071 - 91 89500 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.



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