A man has died in a single-vehicle road crash in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary.

The man, aged 24, was killed when the van he was driving collided with a tree at around 5.45pm yesterday.

He was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise, where he was later pronounced dead.

He was the only occupant of the van.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Nenagh Garda Station on 067-50450.