A motorist in his seventies was killed in a two vehicle collision outside Carrick-on-Suir on Thursday evening.
The man was the driver of a car involved in a collision with a lorry.
The accident happened on the N24 near Piltown.
The south bound lane beween Carrick on Suir and Mooncoin is closed as Gardai carry out investigations and diversions are in place.
The north bound lane towards Carrick-on-Suir remains open.
The accident happened at about 7.30pm on Thursday evening.
The driver of the second vehicle received minor injuries
Witnesses or anyone who travelled the N24 between 7.15pm and 7.30pm on Thursday evening are asked to contact Thomastown Garda Station on 056-7754150, the Garda confidential line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.