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Man who died in Lurgan workplace accident named

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
Jonathan Peden
Jonathan Peden

A man who died in an workplace accident in Armagh yesterday morning has been named locally.

33-year-old Jonathan Peden had worked at family firm Little Electrical Engineers for several years.

He had just recently married.

A spokesperson for the firm, based in Lurgan, Co Armagh, said the man was "a very valued and long-standing member of our team".

"We wish to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of the deceased and assure them that our thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time."

The incident is currently being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive of Northern Ireland.

In a statement from the HSENI, a spokesperson said: "Our sympathies and thoughts are with the bereaved family at this very difficult time."