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Afghan dies after crashing digger in Blackburn

25 Aug 10 An Afghanistan national has died after crashing an excavator on a waste and recycling site in Blackburn, Lancashire.

An Afghanistan national has died after crashing an excavator on a waste and recycling site in Blackburn, Lancashire.

The man suffered serious head injuries following the accident earlier this week, according to The Citizen.

He was operating a Bobcat excavator when the incident took place.

Inspector Mick Johnson from Lancashire Police told the newspaper: “There was a fatal industrial accident at a unit in Lower Hollin Bank Street.

“Police have attended the unit and the Health and Safety Executive will be conducting a joint investigation with CID officers.”

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