Man in his 60s dies in Cork farm accident

A man aged in his 60s has died in an accident on his farm in Co. Cork.

Gardaí and the emergency services have attended the scene of the incident in the area of Drimoleague in the southwest of the county.

The body of the man was recovered at around 3:30p.m yesterday.

It is believed he may have fallen into a slurry pit.

The body of the deceased was removed from the scene to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem exam will take place in due course.

Gardái have a begun an investigation to compile a file for the coroners court.

The Health and Safety Authority will also conduct an investigation.

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