Teenage boy killed in Cork farm accident

Thursday 07 February 2013 17.05
Gardaí are investigating the incident
Gardaí are investigating the incident

A teenage boy has died in an accident on his family's farm in west Cork, about 10km from Skibbereen.

It is understood the boy was struck by the bucket of a digger on the farm at Lisheen yesterday evening.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations are under way by gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority.