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Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator

The tragic accident occurred yesterday morning.

bannow Carrig-on-Bannow, Wexford Source: Google Maps

A 53-YEAR-OLD man has died following a domestic incident involving an incinerator in Co Wexford.

Aidan Cummins, a native of Carrig-on-Bannow and a father-of-three, died following the incident which occurred yesterday morning.

It’s believed that he was struck by an aerosol can that had accidentally fallen into his home-made incinerator.

He was brought to Wexford General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Health and Safety Authority has confirmed that it is investigating the incident.

“A sudden death occurred at Carrig-on-Bannow on Saturday morning at approximately 7am,” gardaí said in a statement.

A man in his early 50s was fatally injured when an explosion occurred.  The HSA will conduct an investigation as will An Garda Síochána.

Aidan is survived by his wife Joan, two sons, and one daughter.

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