20-year-old man working on mushroom factory dies from toxic fumes

NORTH EAST NEWS | He was pronounced dead at the scene

Dundalk Democrat

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Dundalk Democrat

Garda

A man in his 20s has died after collapsing on a mushroom farm in County Monaghan.

He reportedly collapsed while working in a grow house yesterday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating. It is not known what caused his death, but reports suggest he was overcome by toxic fumes.

More to follow.