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Investigation is launched after man in his 30s dies on farm

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A man has died in a farm accident in Co Wexford.

Gardaí attended the scene of the incident in Ballycarney, near Enniscorthy, which took place yesterday about 8.30am.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was fatally injured as he was working on a farm.

His body has been removed to Waterford Mortuary for a post-mortem.

As is routine, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has been notified and will launch an investigation into the precise circumstances of the tragedy.

The incident is one of a number of fatalities to occur in recent months.

Last month, a 63-year-old man was killed following a farm accident outside Carrigaline in south Cork. It is believed he suffered crush-type injuries.

A man in his 60s was also killed following a farm accident in Kells, Co Kilkenny. It is believed he was carrying out repairs to farming machinery, thought to be a combine harvester, at the time.

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