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Worker, 58, dies in workplace accident

Crane driver suffers fatal head trauma near Vercelli

(ANSA) - ROME, AUG 9 - A 58-year-old Italian worker dies in a workplace accident near Vercelli on Monday, the latest in a long spate of accidental workplace deaths in Italy.
    The man, a crane operator, was violently struck by a part of the compost pit where he was working as an external employee for a waste management company at Santhià, and was trapped in the smashed vehicle.
    He was coptered to a Turin hospital but died shortly after his arrival there, due to a severe head trauma and other major injuries.
    The accident took place at the Forsu waste processing plant.
    An autopsy has been ordered. (ANSA).


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