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Man (60s) died following industrial accident in which he became trapped under steel

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University Hospital Galway

University Hospital Galway

University Hospital Galway

Gardai and the Health & Safety Authority are investigating after a man was fatally injured in an industrial accident in Roscommon.

The man in his 60's was injured after he became trapped under steel at a site in Ballaghadereen this morning.

The accident happened just after 10am at Thompson Butler Steel.

He was airlifted to Galway University Hospital where he later died.

The accident occurred at a steelworks plant on the Charlestown Road outside Ballaghadereen.

The scene of the accident has been preserved, and the Health & Safety Authority have been notified.

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