Published Monday, 30 July 2012
Gardaí are investigating the scene of the crash. (© Pacemaker)
The crash occurred on the Castleblaney to Dundalk Road at Magherakill at around 5.15am on Monday.
The victim, who was in his late teens, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A garda spokesperson said the driver had lost control of the vehicle at a bend.
A teenage woman, who was a passenger in the car, was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda with injuries described as not life threatening.
There was no other vehicle involved in the crash.
The road remains closed while Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examine the scene.