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Elderly man dies in Tipperary crash

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An elderly man has been killed in a crash in Co Tipperary.

The man, his early 80s, was the driver of a car which was in a crash with a truck on the M8 southbound.

The crash, in the Raheenrow, happened at around 2am this morning.

The man's body was taken to South Tipperary Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out later today.

The driver of the truck was uninjured.

Gardai closed the road for a forensic examination and have appealed for witnesses. Diversions were put in place.