The man who died in a road traffic collision on the N30 near Clonroche this morning has been named as Michael Kehoe, (57), Ballygarvan, Gusserane, New Ross.
The collision occurred at 7.25 am this morning at Ballymackessy, approximately two kilometres on the Enniscorthy side of Clonroche village.
Mr Kehoe was the only occupant of a van that was in collision with a truck. The male driver (only occupant) of the truck was uninjured.
The deceased was removed to University Hospital in Waterford where a post mortem examination will take place.
The road was closed to facilitate a Garda forensic examination, and local diversions were in place for a number of hours, but has re-opened to traffic.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact Enniscorthy Garda Station 053 9242580, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Michael ‘Mick’ Kehoe, Ballygarvan, Gusserane. Beloved husband of Paula, father of Joe and Áine, brother of Johnny, Fran, Marie, Stella, Lucy, Jacinta and Seamus. Sadly missed by his loving wife, son, daughter, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.
Reposing at his residence (Y34X086) on Sunday, February 10th from 12 noon concluding at 7 pm. Removal on Monday to St. John the Baptist Church, Gusserane, arriving for funeral mass at 11 am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. R.I.P.