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Teenage boy dies in farming accident in County Tipperary

Teenage boy dies in farming accident in County Tipperary

A teenager has died in a farming accident in County Tipperary.

Gardai have confirmed that the accident happened in the Carrigatoher area near Nenagh.

It is understood the 15 year old was a Junior cert student at St Anneโ€™s in Killaloe.

Heโ€™s been named locally as Patrick McCormack of Ryninch Ballina.

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It is understood that he was fatally injured when he fell from the back of a tractor while working on a family memberโ€™s farm at aroundย 3:30pmย yesterday.

Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority are currently investigating the incident.

His death represents the first fatal farm accident of 2018.

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