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Clonakilty Bay in Co Cork (file photo, not of scene)
Clonakilty Bay in Co Cork (file photo, not of scene)
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26-year-old Cork farmer dies after becoming trapped under trailer

He was found just before 1am this morning by a family member.
Jan 17th 2014, 9:38 AM 21,073 20

A 26-YEAR-OLD man in Cork has been killed in a farming accident.

The man is believed to have been trapped under a trailer. He was found just before 1am this morning by a family member.

Emergency services were called to the incident and the man was pronounced dead at the scene by a local doctor.

His body has been taken to Cork University Hospital for a post-mortem.

The Health and Safety Authority has been notified.

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