02/12/2019

Newry Teen Dies In Farming Accident

A teenage girl has lost her life during a farming accident in Newry.

The tragic 14 year-old has been named locally as Abbie Nummy. She died following an accident on Saturday afternoon, 30 November.

Abbie was a pupil of Newry High School.
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The PSNI is preparing a report for the Coroner's office following the sudden death.

The Health and Safety Executive is also understood to be investigating.



(JG/CM)

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