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Death of man who was crushed by building in Woodbridge to be jointly investigated by Suffolk Police and Health and Safety Executive



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An investigation has been launched into the death of a 30-year-old man who was crushed when part of a building he was renovating collapsed on top of him.

Police and the Health and Safety Executive are leading a joint inquiry into the fatal accident in Woodbridge yesterday.

Several emergency crews were called to Haughgate Close at about 4.30pm to reports a man who had been undertaking renovation work on a house had been seriously injured.

An investigation has been launched into the death of a 30-year-old man who was crushed when part of a building he was renovating collapsed on top of him
An investigation has been launched into the death of a 30-year-old man who was crushed when part of a building he was renovating collapsed on top of him

Paramedics, volunteers from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service and an air ambulance responded to the incident, but the man died at the scene.

A police spokesman said formal identification procedures have not yet taken place.

He said that officers have been continuing with enquiries in the area and there will be a joint inquiry between the Major Investigation Team and the Health and Safety Executive into what happened.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team on 101, quoting reference 72620/20.

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