A motorcyclist has died in a road crash in Co Meath.

The 28-year-old man died after his motorbike hit a cow at around 10.15pm at Clarkes Cross on the Navan to Athboy road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Our Lady's Hospital, Navan, where a post-mortem examination was to be carried out.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses or anyone who may have been in the area between 10pm and 10.15pm last night to contact Navan Garda Station on 046-9036100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.