Farmer killed in accident
Published 16/06/2010 | 05:00
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.