Gardai are investigating a workplace accident in Co Sligo yesterday in which a man died while cutting down a tree.

The accident occurred at Drumbaun, Curry at about 11.30 yesterday morning.

A man in his 30’s was fatally injured, and his body was removed to Sligo University Hospital for post-mortem examination.

Midwest News understands the man who died was a native of Co Galway.

The Health & Safety Authority has confirmed to Midwest News that they have been notified, and are investigating the circumstances of the fatal accident.



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