Boy (4) killed in Mayo farming accident
A four-year-old boy has been killed in the nation's latest agricultural accident.
The tragedy occurred at a farm near Belmullet Co Mayo shortly after 8.20pm yesterday evening.
The boy was on holiday in the area visiting family with his parents when the incident took place.
A tractor was involved in the accident, the HSE confirmed.
The youngster was rushed to Belmullet District Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.
A post-mortem is due to take place in Ballina tomorrow.
The scene has been preserved for technical examination.
Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.