Woman dies in overnight road accident in Ballyshannon

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A woman in her early 70s has died in a car crash in Co Donegal.

The woman, who was travelling alone in the car, died after her car hit a ditch in Cloghore, near Ballyshannon, at about 10.20pm last night.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to Sligo General Hospital.

The road is currently closed for an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have asked for witnesses to contact Ballyshannon Garda Station.