A man in his 70s has died after the tractor he was driving overturned at Ballinabanogue, New Ross, Co Wexford.

The single vehicle incident occurred at around 10.15am.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Waterford University Hospital where a post-mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow.

The road was closed for a technical examination but has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses, particularly any road users who were in the area at the time and may have dash-cam footage, to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051 426 030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.