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    FATALITY: DUMPER TRUCK ON HOMES PROJECT

    Overturning dumper claims life of 29 year-old construction worker

    It has been reported by the Wiltshire and Gloucester Standard that a construction worker has died on a homes development in Cirencester.

    Shaun Carter was working on a Barratt Developments project when he died in an incident involving a dumper truck.

    The 29-year-old from Chippenham is understood to have died after suffering head injuries and a cardiac arrest on Tuesday May 31.

    Paramedics and an air ambulance were called to the site which is being developed by Barratt Developments into a new David Wilson Homes Pembroke Park estate.

    Work on projected stopped

    South West Ambulance Service report that Mr Carter died after he “had come off” the vehicle whilst Barratt Developments announced he was “fatally injured whilst the dumper he was operating overturned.” adding:

    “We are working closely with the HSE and emergency services regarding this incident, and an internal investigation is underway to establish in more detail what occurred.

    Our thoughts and deepest condolences go out to all of the family, friends and co-workers of the operative involved in this tragic incident. All work at Pembroke Park has currently been stopped.”

    Police are liaising with the Health and Safety Executive in relation to the death.

     

     

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