Louth crash: Man dies after car collides with lorry


A man in his 40s has died after a car crash in County Louth, in the Republic of Ireland.

Gardaí (Irish police) say the man's car collided with a lorry at about 14:15 local time on Tuesday on the R173, between Loughanmore and Jenkinstown.

He was airlifted to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, in Drogheda, where he died a short time later.

The R173 has been closed between Dundalk and Carlingford and diversions are in place.

Police have appealed for information.

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