Tragedy as man dies in workplace accident

A man in his 30s has died in a workplace accident in Lurgan this morning (Thursday).

Thursday, 11th August 2016, 11:37 am
Updated Thursday, 11th August 2016, 2:00 pm
Police cordoned off the scene of the fatal accident at Little Electrical in Lurgan

The accident took place at Little Electrical in Queen’s Place.

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland have been informed.

A spokesperson for the organisation said, “The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) has received reports of a fatal incident at business premises in the Lurgan area and is currently investigating.

“Our sympathies and thoughts are with the bereaved family at this very difficult time. HSENI has no further comment to make at this stage of the investigation.”

A police spokesperson said, “Police attended the scene of the death of a man in his 30s at premises at Queen’s Place in Lurgan on Thursday, August 11. The Health & Safety Executive has been informed. There are no further details at this time.”