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Gardaí Attend Fatal Incident On Wicklow/Wexford Border

Gardaí and emergency services attended a fatal incident this morning, in the Ballythomas area of County Wexford.

The man - who was in his 60s - was injured after a tree was knocked down by a strong gust of wind.

Gardaí and emergency services rushed to the scene in Ballythomas , but the county council employee was pronounced dead a short time later.

Wexford County Council Council has issued a statement to confirm an employee has died in a workplace accident and that his family, Gardai and the health and safety authority have been informed.

It added that their thoughts and prayers are with the employee’s family, work colleagues and friends at this very difficult time.

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