Elderly man pronounced dead in Portarlington road accident

Local man in his 70s involved in single vehicle crash

Ryan Dunne

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An elderly man has died in a single vehicle traffic accident in Portarlington.

A garda spokesperson has confirmed that the accident occurred at Main Street Portarlington at 10.40am this morning (Friday, November 18).

The local man in his 70s was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed off for some time and a forensic collision investigator attended.

The gardaí are currently investigating the incident.