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Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon

Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened yesterday. (File photo)
The incident happened yesterday. (File photo)
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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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