Man Dies In Collision Outside Templemore

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Gardaí in Thurles are confirming the death of a man in a fatal road traffic collision that occurred this afternoon on the N62 at Whitefields, Templemore, Co. Tipperary.

The collision occurred just after 12 noon and involved a car and a truck.

The driver of the car, a man aged in his 50s and sole occupant of the vehicle, was fatally injured. His body has since been removed to the Mortuary at University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem will take place in due course.

The truck driver, a man aged in his 50s and sole occupant of the vehicle was uninjured.

The N62 at Whitefields, Templemore will remain closed until a Forensic Collision Investigation is conducted tomorrow morning. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí in Thurles are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

Any road users who were travelling on this road between midday and 12.30pm and has camera footage (including dash-cam), are asked to make this available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Thurles Garda Station on 0504 25100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.