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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C
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# farming accident
Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon
Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy died after a tragic farming accident in Co. Roscommon yesterday. 

The incident happen at about 5.40 pm when the young boy fell from a trailer on his farm in Tulsk, Co. Roscommon.

Gardaí say that the young child was pronounced dead at the scene before being taken to Roscommon University Hospital. A post-mortem will take place in due course.

Gardaí have also said that a file is to be prepared for the coroner and that the Health & Safety Authority has been informed and will conduct an investigation.

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