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Sandyford Abattoir worker killed by falling carcass

Alexander McCrae
Image caption Health and safety officials are looking into how Alexander McCrae died

Investigations are continuing into how a 23-year-old man died at an abattoir in Paisley.

It is understood a falling carcass caused Alexander McCrae to suffer serious head injuries at the Sandyford Abattoir at 11:45 on Thursday.

Mr McCrae was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley but he died shortly afterwards.

Health and safety officials have started a detailed examination of the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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