Investigation Launched Into Fatal Quarry Accident

Gardaí have launched an investigation into a fatal workplace accident in Co Mayo.

It is understood a man in his 20s was fatally injured in an accident at about 10am this morning at a quarry in Kilkelly.

The quarry has been sealed pending a forensic examination.

The Health and Safety Authority has been informed.


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