A man in his 20s has died in a crash outside Castleblayney this morning.
The two car collision happened on the Castleblayney to Ballybay road at around 6.40am.
The crash happened at the junction of the Castleblayney bypass and the R181 road.
Gardaí, the fire service and paramedics attended the scene.
The man in his 20s, who was driving one of the cars, was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda with serious injuries. He was later pronounced dead.
It's not known if anyone else was injured.
The road has since reopened and Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.