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    FATALITY: WORKMAN FELL INTO 4M DEEP EXCAVATION

    Builder suffered cardiac arrest after falling into trench on Herefordshire site

    The Ledbury Reporter has reported that a construction worker has died after falling into a trench whilst carrying out building work at a property off the A465 in Wormbridge, Herefordshiire.

    Emergency services found 46-year-old Adrian Andrews at the base of a 4m deep excavation on the site. He was confirmed dead at the scene.

    The BBC has reported that a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. Police said a 48-year-old man arrested was subsequently released on police bail.  A joint Police / HSE investigation has commenced.

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