Thursday, August 02, 2007

Police name Bourne man killed in forklift tragedy...

A forklift driver killed when his truck toppled over at a Bourne industrial unit was named today by Lincolnshire Police.

He was Shaun Porter aged 32 of Exeter Close, Bourne who was trapped in the accident at premises on Pinfold Lane on Wednesday morning.

Mr Porter died at the scene. The Heath and Safety Executive are investigating. An inquest will be opened in due course.

UPDATE: The Peterborough Evening Telegraph reports that fire and rescue crews from Deeping and Bourne used blocks and other equipment in attempts to release the trapped driver but were unable to save him.

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