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A bricklayer lay critically ill in hospital this week after he fell headfirst on to an iron spike from collapsing scaffolding on a house conversion job in Selby, North Yorkshire.Arthur Butterworth, 46, was impaled last week on a 10 cm point that formed part of an ornamental shoe cleaner near the doorway of the house being converted into flats for the Chantry Housing Association. He was working for Wakefield contractor E Hepponstall at the time.His workmates saw him struggle in agony ...

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