Man dies after farming accident in Cork 3 weeks ago

Man dies after farming accident in Cork

Very sad news.

A man has died in a farming accident in Whitegate in east Cork.

Gardaí in Midleton are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the death of a 60-year-old man following a farm yard accident.

The alarm was raised shortly after 4pm on Wednesday when the man was discovered by co-workers with serious injuries at a farm yard at Ardnabourkey.

He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The local Coroner was notified and the services of the State Pathologist and HSA have been requested.

The scene is currently preserved pending the arrival of the State Pathologist for a full technical examination.

Enquiries are ongoing.