Man dies after being crushed by forklift truck

A man has died after being crushed under a forklift truck at a steel plant in North Yorkshire.

Fire crews were called to Severfield-Watson, near Thirsk, at about 8:30am on Wednesday. It took nearly two hours to free the man from under the vehicle. He was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary but pronounced dead.

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Man crushed by forklift truck

A worker at a steel plant in North Yorkshire died when he became trapped under a forklift truck.