Gardai investigate following death of a man in Glandore workplace incident

Gardaí at Clonakilty are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the death of a man following a workplace incident at Carriglusk in Glandore, yesterday afternoon.

Shortly after 2pm Gardaí from Rosscarbery, Clonakilty and Dunmanway, local Fire Services and Air Ambulance were alerted after a man in his 40s was fatally injured.

It’s understood he had become pinned by an articulated lorry he had been working on. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is being investigated by Gardaí from the Clonakilty District and the Health Safety Authority. The local Coroner has been notified.

The scene is currently being preserved pending examination by the Forensic Collision Investigator and the road is closed with diversions in place.


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