A teenage boy has died after the car in which he was travelling in collided with a rail level-crossing in Cratloe overnight.
Gardaí were called to the scene of the collision in the Cratloekeel area of Cratloe shortly before 3am this morning.
An 18-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and the area has been sealed off for a technical examination.
It’s understood he was travelling alone in the car at the time.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly those who may have dash cam footage, to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212 400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.