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East Kilbride forklift crash victim was Mohammed Anwar

Police at the scene.

Police have named a 52-year-old man who died after the forklift truck he was driving toppled over.

Mohammed Anwar, from Thornliebank, was trapped underneath the forklift when it appeared to hit a kerb, causing it to crash.

The incident happened at about 10:30 on Friday as Mr Anwar was driving along Glenburn Road in East Kilbride.

Emergency services attended but he died at the scene. There were no other vehicles involved.

Police Scotland said there were several people around at the time of the crash and officers are appealing to people who were in the area at the time to contact them.

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