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Worker found dead on crane at Hunterston coal terminal

Police have launched an investigation after a 23-year-old man was found dead at Hunterston coal terminal.

Emergency services were called to the site in North Ayrshire on Sunday night after the man was found on a crane.

It is understood he was an employee who was there to do repair work. He did not fall from the crane.

Police Scotland said a post-mortem examination would be held to establish the exact cause of the man's death, which is being treated as unexplained.

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