Young man killed in county Kilkenny road tragedy, woman seriously injured
A YOUNG man has died after the car he was driving struck a wall in county Kilkenny in the early hours of this morning.
A woman in her 30s was also seriously injured in the incident and rushed to University Hospital Waterford.
The tragedy unfolded at around 1am at Knockwilliam outside Ballyhale.
Emergency services rushed to the scene but the young man, who was in his 20s, was prounouced dead.
The scene has been closed off as Garda Forensic Investigators and diversions have been put in place.
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Thomastown Garda Station on 056 775 4150 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.