A man has been killed after his car crashed into a pole on the Maynooth to Dunboyne Road in Meath
The 39-year-old was the only person in the car and he was taken to Our Lady's Hospital in Navan where he was pronounced dead.
The accident occurred at around 9am on Wednesday morning.
Gardaí are investigating and confirmed that the road, the R157, is currently closed to facilitate a forensic examination.
They are appealing for witnesses to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.