Four-year-old boy dies in farming accident in Mayo
A four-year-old boy has been killed in the nations latest agricultural accident.
The tragedy occurred at a farm near Belmullet Co Mayo shortly after 8.20pm this evening.
The boy was on holiday in the area visiting family with his parents when the incident took place.
A tractor was involved in the accident.
The youngster was rushed to Belmullet District Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.
A post-mortem is due to take place in Ballina tomorrow.
The scene has been preserved for technical examination.
Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.