A man in his 60s has died in a quad bike incident in Co Mayo.

It is understood the man, who was a farmer, died when his quad bike overturned at around 6.30pm on farmland near the village of Ballyheane, about three miles from Castlebar.

The man's body has been removed to Mayo University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will take place.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating.