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HSA launches investigation into workplace accident in Donegal

The 21-year-old was tragically killed on the premises where he worked yesterday.

Sean Ward Fish Exports Ltd.
Sean Ward Fish Exports Ltd.
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FOLLOWING THE DEATH of a 21-year-old man in a workplace accident yesterday afternoon in Donegal, the Health and Safety Authority have launched an investigation into the incident.

Kara McCole was tragically killed on the premises of Seán Ward Fish Exports Ltd in Killybegs, County Donegal.

Forklift operator

Gardaí said the young forklift driver was crushed in an accident and died shortly after. They said that it was not a matter for the gardaí to investigate but that a HSA investigation is underway.

Last year, 46 people died in work related accidents.

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