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Submarine worker dies at Plymouth's Devonport Dockyard

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Image caption The health and safety executive has been informed about the death

A man has died while working on a submarine in Plymouth.

The man, who is aged 57, was reported to be trapped on a cherry-picker vehicle at just before 13:00 BST.

In a statement, dock operator Babcock Marine said the man died while "carrying out maintenance work on a laid-up submarine".

The company added "everyone was saddened by the tragedy". The health and safety executive has been informed.

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