Man dies in Tipperary workplace accident

Thursday 12 June 2014 23.37
Gardaí have launched an investigation into the incident
Gardaí have launched an investigation into the incident

A man in his late 30s has been killed in a workplace accident in Cashel, Co Tipperary.

It is understood the man, who was a mechanic, was trying to fix a truck that had broken down when the axle he was working on fell on him.

The incident happened around 2pm.

The Health and Safety Authority has been informed about the accident.

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the incident.