Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 September 2014

Man dies following Cork lawnmower accident

A 37-year-old man, who sustained serious burns in an incident at his home in Cork, has died in hospital.

It is understood that the father-of-one accidentally set himself alight on Thursday while putting petrol into a lawnmower.

He lost his fight for life yesterday evening at Cork University Hospital.

Gardai are continuing to investigate the incident but it's thought to have been a tragic accident.

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