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FATALITY: LIFT TRUCK INCIDENT

Man dies after incident involving lift truck on homes project

It has been reported (4th July) by the Exeter Express and Echothat the local coroner is examining the circumstances in which a 47-year-old man died in an incident involving a forklift truck in Dawlish, nr Exteter. It is believed the deceased person was not the driver of the truck but was working on the site. 

Emergency services attended the building site at Secmaton Lane on 28 June just after 4pm. Further enquiries suggest the project is a new build homes project undertaken by a major UK developer.

Police are reported to have confirmed “there were no suspicious circumstances” and the matter was no in the hands of the coroner. HSE are said to be investigating.

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