Sunday 22 July 2018

Man killed in industrial accident at concrete plant

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A 45-year-old man has been killed in an industrial accident in Co Wexford.

The incident occurred shortly after 3pm this afternoon at Casey Concrete just outside of Gorey. 

It's understood that the man was operating a digger when then accident took place. 

The man's body has been removed to University Waterford Hospital where a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

Gardaí have preserved the scene, and the Health and Safety Authority has been notified.

It is the second tragedy to occur at the facility. 

A number of years ago a man lost his life after he was crushed in a block making machine. 

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