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Farmer, 60, killed and son seriously injured in farm incident

A farmer has died and his son seriously injured after a farm incident in Kilkenny.


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The eldest son of deceased 60-year-old farmer suffered a broken leg in the incident
The eldest son of deceased 60-year-old farmer suffered a broken leg in the incident

A 60-year-old farmer has died in a farm incident in Ballcallan, Kilkenny.

 

The incident which involved a loader bucket, left the farmer’s eldest son with a broken leg.

 

He was taken to Waterford University Hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

 

The pair were cleaning beet and using a loader when the incident took place.

 

A Heath and Safety Authority investigation is due to take place.


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