Man dies after tree falls on him while clearing debris in Wexford 5 months ago

Man dies after tree falls on him while clearing debris in Wexford

Harrowing news this afternoon.

A man has been fatally injured by a falling tree while clearing debris caused by Storm Eunice today, according to RTE.

The tragic incident happened in the Ballythomas area, which is close to the Wexford-Wicklow border, late this morning.

It is believed that the man was working alongside a colleague to clear debris caused by the storm when the tree fell.

He is reported that have been in his 50s and the death is now being investigated by Gardaí.

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Gardaí say they have alerted the Health and Safety Authority and they will also be carrying out a full investigation.