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14-year-old dies in farm accident

A farm accident has claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy in Co. Clare.

It is understood that the teenager sustained fatal injuries in a tractor-related incident.

The alarm was raised shortly before 9 am this morning (Thursday, April 23rd).

The fire service, An Garda Síochána and the emergency services were deployed to the incident. 

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Limerick for a post-mortem examination.

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

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