CO CAVAN, Ireland - A woman in her early 80s has been killed in a single-vehicle road traffic crash in the townland of Monelty, Stradone, County Cavan on Friday.
Gardai have opened an investigation into the crash.
The single-car collision took place around 10:15am on Friday morning.
The woman killed was driving the car. She was the only occupant in the vehicle.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was removed from the scene to Cavan General Hospital where gardai say a post mortem will take place in due course.
The road remained closed while Garda forensic collision investigators examined scene. Local diversions were in place.
Gardai are appealing for any witnesses, particularly any road users with camera footage, to contact them at Cavan Garda Station on (049) 4368800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.