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Man (50s) charged over death of woman (70s) in Co Galway farm incident

The woman was fatally injured when she was struck by an agricultural vehicle.

Image: Brian Lawless via PA Images

A MAN IN his 50s has been charged over the death of a woman in her 70s following an incident on a farm in Co Galway. 

Shortly after 4pm on 27 April, a woman aged in her mid-70s was fatally injured when she was struck by an agricultural vehicle on a farm located near Boula on the outskirts of Portumna. 

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and the woman was pronounced dead a short time later. 

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the woman have charged a man in his 50s. 

He is due to appear at a special sitting of the District Court in Loughrea this evening charged in connection with the incident.

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