Farmer in mid-60s fatally injured by animal in farm accident in Longford 2 months ago

Farmer in mid-60s fatally injured by animal in farm accident in Longford

The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon.

A farmer in his mid-60s died suddenly after being fatally injured by an animal in a farm accident in Longford on Thursday.

Gardaí in Granard are investigating the sudden death of a man in his mid-60s on his farm that occurred on Thursday (23 May) at Rathmore, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.

It is believed that the farmer was fatally injured by an animal.

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at approximately 4.30pm and the body has been removed to the local hospital where a post-mortem will take place.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have been notified and they will carry out their own investigations.

A garda file will be prepared for the Coroners Court.