A 28-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash in Co Tipperary in the early hours of this morning.

The crash happened at Rathronan, Clonmel just after 1am when the vehicle hit a ditch.

The victim, who was the front seat passenger of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a man in his 20s, was taken to South Tipperary General Hospital with injuries that are not life threatening.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact them at Clonmel Garda Station on 052-6177640 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.