Boy, 15, dies on farm in Tipperary

Boy, 15, dies on farm in Tipperary
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A teenage boy has died in an accident on a farm in Tipperary.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSE) has confirmed the accident happened in Boulaglass, Newtown, Nenagh near the Clare/Tipperary border on Sunday afternoon.

Media reports suggest the teenager fell from the back of a tractor.

The HSA was alerted about the incident at 4pm yesterday and is carrying out an investigation.

The Junior Cert student, who attended St Anne’s Secondary School, Killaloe, fell from a tractor while working on his uncle’s farm shortly before 6pm.

It is the first farming death of 2018.

- Digital Desk


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