June 4, 2019 4.53 pm This story is over 29 months old

Forklift driver dies after ‘industrial accident’

A health and safety investigation will take place

A 35-year-old man died after an industrial accident whilst driving a forklift truck at a site in Newark.

Nottinghamshire Police officers were called to Barcode Warehouse on Telford Drive in Newark at 9.40am on Tuesday, June 4.

The Health and Safety Executive will look to establish the circumstances of the incident.

A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Police said: “The man was pronounced dead at the scene following the incident.

“The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and will investigate the circumstances in conjunction with the police.”

Lincolnshire Reporter approached Barcode Warehouse for a statement, but the company declined to comment.

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