Workman dies after falling from Eastbourne Pier

A workman who was assisting on the repair of Eastbourne Pier has died himself after falling off the Sussex structure.

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Workman suffers head injury after falling off Eastbourne pier

The workman fell off the structure as he was working in Eastbourne Credit: Courtesy of Eastbourne Herald

Police were called to Eastbourne Pier around 4.10pm to a man who had fallen onto the beach.

Ambulance was called and the man was being treated for a serious head injury and he was flown to hospital in a life threatening condition.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed as the man was working on the pier.

Emergency services gather after a workman suffered a head injury on the pier Credit: Courtesy of Eastbourne Herald

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