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Man (80s) killed in single car crash in Cork

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Ballinagoul, Knockraha Credit: Google Maps

An elderly man has been killed in a single vehicle collision in Co Cork this afternoon.

The man, aged in his early 80s, was fatally injured in the crash that occurred at approximately 2:30pm at Ballinagoul, Knockraha.

The man was the driver and the sole occupant of the car.

He was declared dead at the scene and his body has been transferred to Cork University Hospital for a post mortem examination.

The road remains closed to facilitate a forensic collision investigation and local diversions are in place.

GardaĆ­ are appealing for any witnesses to contact Glanmire Garda station on 021-4821002, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.

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