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Investigation launched after man (50s) dies in farming accident in Mayo

It is understood that the man may have fallen under a trailer while collecting bales when the accident occurred.

GARDAÍ AND THE HEALTH and Safety Authority are investigating after a man died in  farming accident in Mayo.

Shortly before 10am this morning, gardaí were called to a farming accident at Clogher, Claremorris Co Mayo.

A man in his 50s was fatally injured in the incident.

It is understood that the man may have fallen under a trailer while collecting bales when the accident occurred.

The incident has been reported to the HSA, who are carrying out their own investigation.

The coroner has also been notified.

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