20/09/2018

Man Killed By Fallen Tree In Co Armagh

A man, aged in his 20s, has died after being hit by a fallen tree in Co Armagh.

Another man in his 40s was also injured in the incident which happened at a water pumping station at Slieve Gullion Forest Park.

The men were working on behalf of NI Water.

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty extended his condolences.
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He said: "It is extremely upsetting to hear that a man has lost his life as a result of today's weather conditions. It is sometimes too easy to forget the danger workers during adverse conditions face to keep the public safe.

"I want to send my condolences to his friends and entire family circle at this terrible time."

(CD/CM)




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