Man Dies Following Farm Incident In Meath

Rebecca O'Connor

A man in his 70’s has died after an incident on a farm yesterday afternoon.

It happened at half past three in Stamullen in County Meath.

The man was struck by a teleporter and taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda and later died as a result of his injuries.

The Health And Safety Authority is looking into the incident and investigators are at the scene today.

A total of 47 people died in workplace accidents across the country last year, with elderly farmers the most at-risk group.

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Rebecca O'Connor
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