Workplace death at Ballythomas

By Dan Walsh

An employee of Wexford County Council has been fatally injured while attending the scene of a fallen tree caused by Storm Eunice at Ballythomas in North Wexford. The accident occurred around mid-day.

In a statement issued by Wexford County Council; “It is with deep regret and sadness that Wexford County Council confirms that one of our employees was fatally injured earlier today in a workplace accident. The accident occurred as the employee attended the scene of a fallen tree in the North Wexford area. Our thoughts and prayers are with the employee’s family, work colleagues and friends at this very difficult time.”

The employee’s family, An Garda Síochána and the Health and Safety Authority have been informed.

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