An investigation is under way after a man in his 50s died in an incident on a farm in Co Waterford.

It is understood that he was crushed by his tractor on the farm, near Kilrossanty.

The man was alone at the time.

It is believed the incident may have happened during silage cutting or collecting.

It is not known exactly what time the incident happened at but the man's body was found yesterday evening.

The Health and Safety Authority is investigating.