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Worker fatally crushed by steel frame at Morris & Spottiswood site

A man has died today after being crushed by a steel frame at a Morris & Spottiswood site in Glasgow.

The 31-year-old, named by police as David Hurley, was taken to the Glasgow Western Infirmary hospital following the accident, which occurred just after 8.30am in Murano Street.

Mr Hurley died from his injuries on arrival, a police spokesman said.

A post-mortem examination will take place to establish the exact cause of death and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal. The Health and Safety Executive is investigating.

Morris & Spottiswood is building 140 homes at the site for the Queens Cross Housing Association.

 

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