A man in his 20s has died in a road crash in Co Tipperary in the early hours of this morning.

It is understood his car left the road and struck a wall at Lacken, Kilshane at around 4.40am.

The man, who was alone in the car, was taken to South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Gardaí have appealed to any witnesses to contact Tipperary Garda Station on 062-80670, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.