The victim of the crash was in his 20s

Gardai are investigating a crash in Co. Mayo in which a man in his 20s died.

Shortly after 7 o'clock this morning, the car was discovered in the Newport River on The Quay Road in Newport.

The body of the man was recovered from the car and taken to Mayo University Hospital.

Forensic investigators conducted an examination of the scene and a post mortem is to be carried out.