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Teenager dies at Co Wicklow beauty spot

The scene at Powerscourt was cordoned off following the incident on Wednesday afternoon.

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Investigations are ongoing into the incident (Niall Carson/PA)

Investigations are ongoing into the incident (Niall Carson/PA)

Investigations are ongoing into the incident (Niall Carson/PA)

A teenage boy has died following an incident at a beauty spot in Co Wicklow.

It happened at around 2.30pm on Wednesday at the Powerscourt Estate, House and Gardens.

The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene, the Garda said.

His body has been removed to the mortuary at St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Investigations are ongoing into the incident, which it is understood is being treated as a tragic accident.

PA