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Man killed in farm accident removing hedge trimmer from tractor

Published 13/11/2016

A man died in an accident as he was removing a hedge trimmer from a tractor
A man died in an accident as he was removing a hedge trimmer from a tractor

A 43-year-old man has died after a farm accident in Farranfore, Co Kerry.

It happened shortly after 4pm on Saturday as the man was removing a hedge trimmer from a tractor.

He was treated at the scene by the emergency services but was pronounced dead a short time later.

His body has been taken to the morgue at University Hospital Kerry in Tralee where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Gardai said officers examined the scene and the death is being investigated in accordance with the Coroners Act.

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