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Fatal road traffic collision at Cashel, Tipperary on the 2/10/17.

Gardaí are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred this afternoon, Monday 2nd October, 2017 at 3.10pm on the M8 motorway just past junction 7 southbound in the townland of Ballyknock, Cashel.

A 44 year old male driver (only occupant) was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a concrete column. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

The road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has now reopened.

Gardaí wish to appeal for any witnesses to contact them at Cashel Garda Station on 062 - 75840, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.