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Suffolk man dies following incident at factory

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A Suffolk lorry driver has died following an accident at a Toyota factory in Derbyshire.

Police and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating the incident at the factory in Burnaston at 12.40am on Wednesday in which the 56-year-old man was trapped between two lorries.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for Toyota Manufacturing UK said: “We can confirm that the lorry driver who died worked for Goldstar Transport, a logistics company based in Felixstowe.

“The driver was visiting the site in order to deliver a container of parts and to collect an empty container to return to Felixstowe. It was whilst making this delivery / collection that the accident occurred.

“We are supporting the Police and the HSE with their inquiries. To this extent we are not able to give any more specific details.

“Our thoughts continue to be with the driver’s family and friends and we extend our sincere condolences to them.”

 

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