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Investigation opened after man dies in workplace accident

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A man has died following a work-place accident at an industrial unit in Co Cork.

The35-year-old man was found dead in a factory in the Little Island area.

The unit has been sealed off and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have been notified.

Gardaí have launched an investigation.

A garda spokesman said: "A male has died as a result of an accident at and industrial premises at Little Island Co Cork.

"The male (35 years) was pronounced dead at the scene and the scene has been preserved for a technical examination. HSA will also investigate. The incident occurred at approximately 1.30am on September 14."