One man killed and another man injured in farm accident in Burt

Gardai in Letterkenny have confirmed one man has been killed and another injured in Burt.

Gardai in Letterkenny have confirmed one man has been killed and another injured in Burt.

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A man has been killed and another man injured in a farming accident in Burt.

Gardai are at the scene of the incident at Toulette, which occurred at approximately 2.30pm on Wednesday.

The man, who was in his 60s, was fatally injured. A second man, also in his 60s and understood to be his brother, was injured and taken to Letterkenny General Hospital. The extent of his injuries are not yet known and the area has been sealed off for investigation.

Both men are very well-known locally and the incident has shocked and devastated the local community.