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Man Killed In Killybegs Fish Processing Plant

11th January 2014
Man Killed In Killybegs Fish Processing Plant

#Killybegs - Various news outlets are reporting that a man has died after a freak accident at a fish processing plant in Killybegs in Co Donegal yesterday afternoon (10 January).

The Irish Independent has named the deceased as Kara McCole, a 21-year-old man from nearby Inver working as a forklift driver at the Sean Ward Fish Exports factory.

The man is said to have become trapped in machinery in a part of the plant where cartons are stripped, according to The Irish Times.

RTÉ News says the Health and Safety Authority is investigating the incident, which is the first workplace fatality of the year in Ireland.

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