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Company says "thoughts are with family" of worker crushed to death by forklift truck

The employer of a man killed when he became trapped under a forklift truck has released a statement saying its thoughts are with his family.

The man was working at Severfield-Watson Structures near Thirsk when he was crushed by the vehicle. The Health and Safety Executive is investigating.

“We can confirm that on Wednesday 13 March an incident at our Severfield-Watson Structures production plant in Dalton led to the tragic death of a company employee.

At this moment, our thoughts are with the employee’s family. A full investigation is underway and until this is completed the Company is not in a position to comment any further.”

– Spokesman, Severfield-Watson

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