Man dies following workplace-related incident in Longford

Michael Bolton

A man in his 60s has died following a workplace accident in County Longford on Thursday evening.

The incident happened in Ballymahon just after 7:30pm, when gardaí and emergency services were called when the man was struck by a works vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar where a post mortem will take place.

The area was preserved for examination and the road has since reopened. The HSA and local Coroner have been notified.

Gardaí say enquiries are ongoing.