UK police investigate site after pensioner dies from a heavy loaded CRANE

Police and health and safety officials are investigating after a pensioner died when he was hit by a heavy load falling from a CRANE. Emergency services were called to the Mangotsfield area of Bristol today (Mon) after the man was struck. An Avon and Somerset police spokesman said: "We were called at 9.26am today to assist the ambulance service at a residential address in Mangotsfield after a man was seriously injured by a heavy load which had fallen from a crane. "Tragically, the man, aged in his 70s, was pronounced deceased at the scene. "His next of kin have been informed and our thoughts go out to them. "Police enquiries are ongoing at the scene in conjunction Health and Safety Executive."

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