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Investigation into death of man injured at business park

Police have confirmed they are investigating the death of a man injured at a business park in Gloucestershire.

It is believed the 38-year-old was airlifted to hospital after what is being described as an "industrial accident" at the site in the Forest of Dean.

Martin Simmons is understood to have been taken to hospital in Bristol after he was seriously injured while on the New Dunn Business Park, Sling, near Coleford, on February 20.

A spokesman for Gloucestershire police said: "We received a call from the ambulance service shortly after 4.20pm on Wednesday 20 February following a report of an industrial incident at a unit on New Dunn Business Park in Sling, Coleford.

"A 38-year-old man from Sling suffered serious injuries and subsequently died in hospital.

"Police and the Health and Safety Executive are currently carrying out an investigation into the circumstances of the incident."

No date has yet been confirmed for an inquest. It is understood the Gloucestershire Coroner is awaiting the outcome of a post-mortem.


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