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Tipperary Road Death On M8 Motorway

A male, aged 44 years, the driver of a motor vehicle, has been killed when he accidentally collided with a concrete column here in South Co Tipperary.

The only occupant of the motor vehicle, who has as yet has not been named, collided with the concrete structure just after 3.00pm yesterday afternoon, as he was travelling southbound, past Junction 7, on the M8 motorway, in the town-land of Ballyknock, Cashel, Co. Tipperary.

The driver was later pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital, where a post-mortem will take place today.

The roadway which later reopened, was closed for a time yesterday, as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators carried out a thorough investigation.

However, Gardaí are still appealing for anyone who may have knowledge regarding the incident, to contact them at Cashel Garda Station, Tel: (062) 75840, or the Garda Confidential Telephone Line Tel: 1800 666 111, or indeed any Garda station.

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