A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in Co Louth in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred at around 2.20am at Ballybinaby near Hackballscross.

The 23-year-old, who was travelling alone, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Dundalk Garda Station on 042-938 8400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.