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Death at Irish food processing facility

29 March 2016

A 40-year-old man has died after sustaining injuries at the Green Isle Foods Factory in County Kildaire, Ireland.

He received crush injuries from on-site machinery, according to the Irish Mirror.

The Green Isle Foods worker was taken to Naas General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Following the incident, the factory was closed to allow investigations to be carried out.

Both the Health and Safety Authority and the gardai are involved in the investigations.

Green Isle Foods issued a statement confirming the fatal accident "with deep regret".

"The accident which occurred last night has resulted in the tragic loss of one of our colleagues," the statement said.

"Management and staff at Green Isle Foods wish to express their deepest sympathies to the family and offer their full support at this very difficult time.

"Green Isle Foods is co-operating fully with the relevant authorities as they conduct their investigations into this tragic incident."

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