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Young Co Armagh man dies in tragic incident at farm

A young Co Armagh man has tragically died following an incident on a farm in Katesbridge.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, died as a result of injuries sustained in the incident at a farm near the Kinallen Road area.

Emergency services were called to the scene around 10.30 this morning (Friday).

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police attended a sudden death at a farm in the Katesbridge area on Friday 4th May.

“The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.”

SDLP councillor for Banbridge Seamus Doyle, who lives nearby, told the Belfast Telegraph he heard the deceased was a 22-year-old man from the south Armagh area, and that he had died while doing building work.

He said: “It is very sad that such a young person, with a family as well, has died. I offer my condolences to his family.”

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