A man in his 20s has died and another man was seriously injured in a road crash in Co Kerry in the early hours of this morning.

The single car collision occurred at around 3.20am on the Tralee to Fenit road.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was taken to University Hospital Kerry.

The road has been closed and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066-7102300 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.