A woman in her 40s has died after the car she was travelling in collided with a lorry in Co Westmeath.
The incident occurred at approximately 1pm this afternoon in the townland of Glascarn in Rathconrath.
The lorry driver, a man in his 40s was uninjured.
The road remains closed tonight pending an investigation by forensic collision investigators. Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses or those who may have camera footage, including dash-cam footage to contact them.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 938 4000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.