A road traffic accident on the Clane to Kilcock Road earlier today left one man dead and two more in hospital.
The single vehicle collision occurred at approximately 9.25 am about four miles outside Clane.
The driver of the car, a 35 year old male was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the morgue at Naas.
The two other male passengers, aged 49 and 24 were taken to Tallaght Hospital with non life threatening injuries.
The road was closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination and as of the time of writing, diversions are in place.
Garda are looking for witnesses to the incident to contact Kilcock Garda station on 01 6757390 the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.