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Young man (19) killed in farm accident in Monaghan

He was carrying out construction work at Carrickmacross this morning.

A 19-YEAR-OLD MAN has died following an industrial accident in Monaghan this morning.

It happened at a farm near Castleross in Carrickmacross at around 9am.

The man who died was carrying out construction work on the farm.  He was employee of a contractor brought in to carry out work.

He was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where he died from his injuries.

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority told that it had sent investigaters to the scene.

The gardai have also launched an investigation.

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