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Man killed in farm accident removing hedge trimmer from tractor in Co Kerry

Gardai said officers examined the scene and the death is being investigated in accordance with the Coroners Act
Lesley-Anne McKeown, Press Association

A 43-YEAR-OLD man has died after a farm accident in Farranfore, Co Kerry.

It happened shortly after 4pm on Saturday as the man was removing a hedge trimmer from a tractor.

He was treated at the scene by the emergency services but was pronounced dead a short time later.

His body has been taken to the morgue at University Hospital Kerry in Tralee where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Gardai said officers examined the scene and the death is being investigated in accordance with the Coroners Act.

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