Two young men have been killed in a crash in Co Offaly.

The single-vehicle crash happened on the Ballycumber road near Ferbane shortly after 7pm.

The car in which the men were travelling went off the road and struck a wall.

The men, who were in their late teens, were pronounced dead at the scene. 

The road was close for a forensic examination, but has since re-opened.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact Birr Garda Station on 057 9169710, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.