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Worker crushed by dumper truck on Rok site

A worker has been crushed to death when a dumper truck overturned on a Rok site in Scotland.

The man died in an accident on Banbeath Road in Leven, Fife, where construction work is being carried out on drinks company Diageo’s new bottling hall.

Police officers, who were called to the scene at around 12.50pm on Thursday, tried to save the worker but he died of his injuries.

A spokesperson for Rok said: “Everyone at Rok would like to express deepest sympathy to the family of our colleague who died in this tragic accident.  We have taken immediate steps to close the site and will be providing support to any member of the team affected by this sad news.”

A Diageo spokesperson said: “We can confirm an incident took place this afternoon on the construction site for our new bottling hall at Leven has resulted in a fatality. Our thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time.”