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By Brett Campbell

Tributes have been paid to a dairy farmer and father-of-four who died in a tragic accident in Co Antrim.

Andrew Abraham, who lived in Waringstown, died while working on his farm near Templepatrick.

Upper MP Carla lockhart has offered condolences to his grieving family. 

"It is impossible to fully comprehend their pain and grief at this shocking news," she said. 

"The family is well known, and are to the fore of everyone's thoughts.

"This a busy time of the year on all farms whether silage going in, slurry being spread, or animals being let out to grass, we are sadly reminded again that farms are dangerous places."

She urged farmers here to take extra care. 

"Children are off school and no doubt keen to be out on the farm, but the farm is a workplace and we must all be careful.”

The Health and Safety Executive has launched an investigation into the incident 

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