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Update: Man killed in industrial accident in Grantham is named locally

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The man who died today (Wednesday) in an industrial accident at Vacu-Lug in Grantham has been named locally.

Although not confirmed, he is believed to be Steve Woollas, 49, from Grantham.

Police have confirmed he sustained serious injuries in an incident involving a forklift truck at the Gonerby Hill Foot site this morning, at around 8.25am.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police spokesman said Lincolnshire Police officers and the Health and Safety Executive are currently on site and have launched a joint investigation.

The man will be formally named by police once relatives and friends have been given the news.

* If you would like to pay tribute to Mr Woollas, please email comment@granthamjournal.co.uk

 

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