A young girl has died in a farm accident in Malin, Co Donegal.

Gardaí say the accident occurred at around 5.20pm on Wednesday.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has been notified and investigations are continuing.

The scene is currently preserved for a full technical examination and the local coroner has been notified.