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Man dies in dumper truck accident

A man has died after a dumper truck overturned on a building site at Banbeath Road in Leven.

Fife Constabulary said officers were alerted to the incident at drinks company Diageo's Fife site at about 1250 BST.

Police said an investigation into the cause of the accident was under way but inquiries were at an early stage.

The identity of the man has not yet been released. A report is to be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

A Diageo spokesperson said: "We can confirm an incident took place this afternoon on the construction site for our new bottling hall at Leven has resulted in a fatality. Our thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time."

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