Man dies on Waterford farm


He suffered fatal injuries when emptying a septic tank on his farm.

Man dies on Waterford farm

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He suffered fatal injuries when emptying a septic tank on his farm.

A man - aged in his 70s - died in an accident on his farm in Co. Waterford earlier this morning (Tuesday, April 16th).

He suffered fatal injuries when emptying a septic tank on the farm, according to a Garda spokesperson.

He was pronounced dead at the scene; his body was taken to University Hospital Waterford where a post-morterm will be carried out.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.

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