Man dies in farmyard accident in Tipperary

It is believed he was working under a 4 x 4 vehicle yesterday when it fell on him at his home at Ballybrenogue in Cullen

Man dies in farmyard accident in Tipperary

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A man in his seventies has died in a farmyard accident at his home in Tipperary.

It is believed he was working under a 4 x 4 vehicle yesterday when it fell on him at his home at Ballybrenogue in Cullen.

The alarm was raised shortly after 4pm yesterday afternoon, when the man was found by a neighbour.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to University Hospital Waterford.

Gardaí in Tipperary town and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating.