Gardaí appeal for witnesses following death of 80-year-old man in Monaghan

Gardaí investigating the death of a man in his 80s in Co. Monaghan.

The body of the man was discovered on the side of the road at Carnaveigh, Castleblaney at 4pm today.

A blue Opel Corsa was found crashed nearby.

The driver of the car, a woman in her 20s, was not injured.

The body of the man has been removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where a post-mortem examination will take place.

The road at the scene remains closed.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castleblaney Garda Station on 042 9747900.

KEYWORDS: monaghan, gardaí


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