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Mon September 28 2020

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Fatal power line accident in Brize Norton quarry

14 Oct 11 Health & Safety Executive inspectors are investigating the death of a man in a disused Oxfordshire quarry yesterday when the access platform he was operating touched a power line.

The 29-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest after the surge of power hit him and threw him from the machine, the Oxford Mail reports.

An air ambulance was called to the site in Brize Norton and took him to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital but paramedics were unable to save him.

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