One-year-old boy dies on Co Kilkenny farm

A one-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a vehicle on a farm in County Kilkenny in the Republic of Ireland.

It happened near the village of Johnswell on Thursday afternoon.

A Garda (Irish police) spokesman said officers were called to the farm at 15:20 local time but the boy had died at the scene.

It is understood the boy was struck by a farm vehicle and the Irish Health and Safety Authority is investigating.

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