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Boy (8) dies in Galway farming accident

He was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead a short time later.

File photo.
File photo.
Image: Shutterstock/David Hughes

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD BOY has died in a farming accident in Galway.

The incident happened earlier today between 11am and 11.30am in Kilcolgan.

GardaĆ­ say the boy was rushed to University Hospital Galway with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has been notified of the incident and will carry out an investigation.

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