Tuesday 26 September 2017

Man (25) dies after tractor he was driving struck a ditch

Glanworth in Co Cork credit: Google Maps
Glanworth in Co Cork credit: Google Maps
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

A 25-year-old man has died early this morning after the tractor he was driving struck a ditch.

The incident occurred shortly after midnight on the Glanworth to String Cross Road at Glanworth in Co Cork.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is currently closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.

The body of the man remains at the scene which is preserved pending examination by Garda Forensic Collision investigators.

The Coroner and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have been notified.

A Family Liaison Officer has been appointed in the case.  

 Anyone with information is asked to contact Fermoy Garda Station 025-82100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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