Man killed in industrial accident in Spalding

A 71-year-old man has died after becoming trapped in machinery.

Emergency services were called to premises on Cowbit Road, Spalding, in Lincolnshire, on Wednesday afternoon.

The man, who has not been named, was freed by emergency crews but later pronounced dead.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out and an inquest will be opened. Police and health and safety officials have begun an investigation into how the man died.

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