A man in his 20s was killed in a single vehicle car crash on the N59 outside of Moycullen this morning.
Gardaí attended the scene of a single vehicle collision on on the N59 in the townland of Corcullen, Moycullen which occurred shortly after 2:30am on Sunday.
The 21 year old driver, the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.
His body has been removed from the scene to University Hospital Galway where a post mortem will take place in due course.
Garda forensic collision investigators remain at scene of the car crash and are carrying out their examination.
The N59 at Corcullen is currently closed and location diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward and make contact with them.
In particular, any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N59 at Corcullen, Moycullen between 2.00am and 2.30a.m. are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Salthill Street Garda Station on 091 514720, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.