Friday 21 July 2017

Farmer killed in accident

A young farmer died yesterday evening after being struck by a tractor.

Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the 21-year-old man from Portlaoise, who died after he was struck by a tractor while working on a farm at Cremorgan, Timahoe, Co Laois, shortly before 5pm.

He was taken to Portlaoise General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Irish Independent

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