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    FATALITY: ROAD WORKER TRAPPED

    Workman died after becoming trapped between excavator and road roller

    It has been reported by the BBC that a road worker has been crushed to death by road roller. The 31-year-old man is understood to have died died after becoming trapped between the roller and an excavator.

    Paramedics were called to the scene near Knoxfauld Farm in Kinbuck, Perthshire, at 14:20 on Wednesday, but were unable to revive him. Tayside Police said the incident took place on an unclassified access road. 

    A police spokesman said:

    “The area was cordoned off to allow enquiries to be made. As with all industrial accidents the Health and Safety Executive were informed and a representative attended at the scene to carry out their own enquiries.”

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