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Waterford

Man in his 70s dies following farm incident involving septic tank

The incident happened at around 10am this morning.

A MAN HAS died following an incident on a farm in Waterford this morning.

Gardaí were called to the scene of an incident in Ferrybank, Co Waterford at around 10am.. 

A man in his 70s suffered fatal injuries while emptying a septic tank on a farm. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to University Hospital Waterford where a full post-mortem will be carried out. 

Representatives from the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) attended the scene and will conduct an investigation. 

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