According to local media, a Limerick man has died following an accident at a construction site in New York.
The 40-year-old reportedly became trapped when a boom crane collapsed on top of a truck at a Manhattan site. The fatal accident happened at around 11.40am local time yesterday.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The New York City Department of Buildings is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident, and a spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs has stated that they are “ready to provide consular assistance”.