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Fatal road traffic collision at Cahir, Tipperary on the 24/5/13

Gardaí at Cahir are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the M8 Southbound in the townland of Raheenrow, Tipperary at approximately 2a.m. this morning, the Friday 24th May 2013.

A male driver in his early 80's was fatally injured when his car collided with a truck. The driver of the truck was uninjured. The deceased was removed to South Tipperary Hospital where a post mortem examination will take place.

The road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Cahir Garda Station on 052-7445630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.