Clarke offers condolences following farm tragedy

Alliance Newcastle Councillor Patrick Clarke has offered his condolences to the family of a 10 year old boy who died in an accident on a farm in Castlewellan on Tuesday afternoon. It is believed he may have fallen from a piece of farm machinery.

Cllr Patrick Clarke said: “This is an absolute tragedy that has shocked the local community.

“I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to his family. This must be an extremely difficult time for them. There are no words to describe the pain they must be feeling after their loss.

“This accident has highlighted the dangers that are present on farms and has shown why we must do more to ensure greater safety precautions are taken at all times.”


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