Man dies on A372 in Somerset as crane 'strikes lorry'

A man has died after two lorries were involved in a collision where one was apparently struck by a crane fixed to the other lorry.

The collision happened on the A372 at Podimore, Somerset, at about 09:00 GMT.

Police said one of the two lorries crashed into a ditch where the driver, believed to be in his 40s, suffered serious head injuries and died.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency are investigating.

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