Powerscourt, Wicklow: Teenager dies in stunt incident


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A teenager has died in an incident at the Powerscourt Waterfall in County Wicklow.

Emergency services arrived at the scene around 2:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday, Irish channel RTÉ reports.

The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dublin Coast Guard said they were called by firefighters to help around 2:40 p.m. He said a helicopter airlifted a second person from the scene to the hospital.

It is understood that the gardaí (Irish police) consider the death a “tragic accident”.


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