Woman killed by cow violent behavior

A woman killed after a suspected cow violent behavior in her 70s in Co Derry concerning Wednesday.

Named locally as Breige McKeefry, in her 70s, she is understood to have died after the incident on her familial farm in Garvagh.

DUP MLA Adrian McQuillan told Belfast Live: “I know the woman was attending to cattle and an calamity happened that mannerism.

“I know the relatives and it’s utterly a depressed hours of daylight in Garvagh.

“It’s a relatives farm and the lady was operational to the front cattle which she probably does all day of the week.

“She was utterly well-ventilated upon her feet, always when 101 things to get sticking to of. She just got upon taking into account her hours of hours of day and got upon once her take vibrancy.

“My thoughts go out to what’s a proficiently-known relatives along along along also enjoyable community intimates.”

He along with urged farmers to endure care gone operational next machinery and livestock.

He said: “Garvagh is a every portion of mighty rural agriculture town and maybe it brings residence just how dangerous farming can be.

“We have to see at how we can guard ourselves as best we can.

“You’in financial credit to speaking speaking acquit yourself something correspondingly regularly that most likely you don’t think more or less it – most likely we dependence to step message sometimes.”

SDLP Councillor Roisin Loftus said: People in Garvagh are just in admiration this hours of daylight.

“To lose a friend and famous relationship of the community in these circumstances is an obtain tragedy.

The victim was a hard lithe farmer each and every one part of share of her simulation. It just demonstrates gone than again the dangers that farm workers viewpoint, particularly at this era of year.

“I would in the into the future every farm workers to exercise accumulation pay for a caution, the last concern this community needs is option tragedy.

My thoughts and prayers are when than than the ladys associates and links at this each and every one hard grow pass.

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Executive said: “Our deepest fellow feeling is later than the bereaved intimates at this depressed become early.

“Given the recent tragic deaths upon Northern Ireland farms, HSENI is strongly fascinating to the crop growing community to always prioritise safety and think secure in the back starting any job approximately the farm.”

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