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Northumberland man killed by crane in Scotland named by police

Police have confirmed the identity of the man who died following an incident on the Queensferry Crossing Construction Site as John Grant Cousin.

John Grant Cousin Credit: Police Scotland

The 62 year-old construction worker from Northumberland was fatally injured when he was hit by a crane in Scotland on Thursday 28th April.

He was working on the £1.4billion Queensferry Crossing when it's believed he was hit by a boom attached to a crane.

Police Scotland and the Health and Safety Executive are continuing their inquiries into the circumstances that led to his death.