Man dies in Kerry farm accident

A man has been killed in a farm accident near Tralee in Co Kerry.

It is understood the man, who was in his fifties, died in an incident involving a tractor struck a ditch near his home in Kielduff at around 11am this morning.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and was taken to Tralee General Hospital where a post mortem has taken place.

Gardaí and paramedics attended the scene.

The Health and Safety Authority is investigating.

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