A cyclist has died following a road crash in Co Kilkenny.

The man, who was in his 40s, was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with a truck at Newpark Drive at around 5.35pm yesterday afternoon.

He was taken to St Luke's General Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The truck driver was not injured.

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056-777 5000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any Garda station.