Fatal accident in Aughacashel

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A man has died following a farming/industrial accident in Aughacashel this afternoon (Tuesday, July 23).

A man has died following a farming/industrial accident in Aughacashel this afternoon (Tuesday, July 23).

The accident occurred at around lunch time today. The man, who lived locally, was critically injured. He was airlifted to Sligo General Hospital but the Leitrim Observer understands that he has now passed away as a result of his injuries.

He has been named locally but the Leitrim Observer are withholding further details at the request of gardai as they are still contacting the next of kin.

More details as they come to light.