Gardai in Tralee are appealing for witnesses

One man has died and another man has been injured after a crash in County Kerry.

It happened at around 3.20am on the R558 Tralee to Fenit road.

Two men in their twenties traveling in the car at the time, and from the locality, were seriously injured.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The second man was brought to University Hospital Kerry where his condition is understood to be serious.

The crash site is currently closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.

Gardai in Tralee are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tralee Garda Station 066-7102300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.