Wednesday 23 August 2017

Man (19) dies in industrial accident on Monaghan farm

A young man (19) has died after being involved in an industrial accident on a farm in Co Monaghan.

The incident occurred in Castleross, near Carrickmacross at around nine o'clock this morning.

The man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda, where he later died form his injuries.

It is understood that the man was working at the time.

The Health and Safety Authority have sent investigators to the scene.

The gardaí are also investigating the incident.

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