A 51-year-old man has died in a road crash in Co Kerry.

The man's 4x4 vehicle hit a signpost at Shrone East in Listowel at around 8.40pm last night.

He was taken to Kerry General Hospital in Tralee, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to contact Listowel Garda Station on 068-50820.