Storm Ophelia: Man killed by falling tree

The incident happened outside Dundalk, Co. Louth.
The incident happened outside Dundalk, Co. Louth.

A man has been killed after a fallen tree brought down by Storm Ophelia landed on his vehicle.

The man is the third person to have died as a direct result of ex-hurricane Ophelia.

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The incident happened at approximately 3pm just outside Dundalk.

Gardai are currently at the scene.