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Roadworker crushed to death in Co Armagh accident

Incident happened earlier today

Bog Road, Forkhill

A man has died following an accident in south Armagh earlier today.

It is understood a worker was crushed under a road roller while laying a new road surface.

The incident happened on the Bog Road outside Forkhill this afternoon (Wednesday).

Police and the Health and Safety Executive are currently investigating.

Inspector Lynne Corbett said: “We are liaising with the NI Health and Safety Executive. There are no further details at present.”

The road has been closed while investigations are ongoing.

There are no further details at this stage.

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