Two investigations launched as man (60s) dies in Kilkenny farm accident
Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have launched separate investigations into a fatal accident of a man in a farming accident near the village of Kells, in south Kilkenny, yesterday
The dead man is believed to be aged in his 60s and was thought to be repairing a combine harvester which the in cident occured.
Emergency services from Kilkenny City, Gardaí from Thomastown and Callan, were called to the scene.
“Gardaí in Thomastown (attended) the scene of a fatal farm accident that occurred shortly after 3:00pm,” A Garda statement released to KilkennyNow.ie said.
“A man in his mid-60s was fatally injured as he was working on his farm.”
A post mortem on the deceased man will be carried out at University Hospital Waterford.