The woman was found dead at the scene

An Irish woman has died in a car crash in Canada.

Police and emergency services responded to the single vehicle collision in Maidstone on Wednesday.

The town of Maidstone is in the central province of Saskatchewan.

Broadcaster CBC says the 21-year-old woman was found dead at the scene, and was the only person in the car.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it's aware of the case and is providing on-going consular assistance.