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Man (19) killed in workplace accident

NewsBy Shuki Byrne
Gardai and the HSA have launched investigations into the death
Gardai and the HSA have launched investigations into the death

A 19-year-old man has been killed in a workplace accident in County Monaghan, it has been confirmed.

The young man was fatally injured in an industrial accident at a farm in Carrickmacross early this morning. 

He was rushed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda following the incident at approximately 9am. 

However, he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and Gardai have been notified.

Two separate investigations have been launched into the tragic incident. 

The HSA said one of its investigators is one the way to the scene.