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Probe launched after man is crushed by forklift truck

A SOUTH AMERICAN national was killed after being crushed by a forklift truck as he went about his daily work in Dolores.

The 38-year-old was working in a fruit and vegetable firm in the municipality when the forklift used to carry around pallets and boxes fell on the man.

According to the Spanish media, the incident happened at Hortofruticola Tres Puentes, a well-known place that sells its produce at a number of auction venues in the area.

A number of the man’s workmates tried to free him at the same time that paramedics called to the scene tried to keep him alive but their efforts were in vain as he subsequently died from the severity of his injuries.

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