The man killed in a car crash on the Moville to Greencastle road this morning has been named locally as 25 year-old Shane McMonagle of Ballinally, Moville.
The single vehicle crash happened three miles outside Moville in the early hours - Gardai were notified of the crash shortly before 4.30am.
The crash occurred on a wide stretch of road with conditions described as damp at the time.
The man's car left the road and struck a pole - he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road is closed to facilitate a forensic examination of the scene.
Superintendent Kevin English is leading the investigation: