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Boy (13) dies in tractor crash over the weekend

Boy (13) dies in tractor crash over the weekend
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A 13 year old boy has died after the tractor he was driving overturned.

It happened in Co. Mayo on Saturday, but the child died yesterday at a Dublin hospital.

The young teenager was driving a tractor on a local road, at Scarduane near Claremorris shortly after a quarter past 8 on Saturday night when it overturned

The 13 year-old boy was treated at the scene for serious injuries and was brought to Galway University Hospital.

Temple Street Hospital

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He was then transferred to Temple Street Hospital in Dublin where yesterday he was pronounced dead.

A garda forensic collision investigation team have examined the road where the accident happened.

It's now been fully reopened to traffic and Gardaรญ are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

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