Man crushed by forklift truck

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

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Police investigating forklift truck death

Dalton Industrial Estate, near where the incident happened at Severfield-Watson Structures Credit: ITV

North Yorkshire Police have launched a joint investigation with the Health and Safety Executive into the death of a man who was crushed by a forklift truck.

The worker was airlifted to hospital but later pronounced dead after the incident at Severfield-Watson Structures in North Yorkshire.

A spokesman for the force said officers are currently treating what happened as a "tragic accident".

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