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Police confirm death of man at factory in Dungannon

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A man has died following an incident at a factory in Dungannon, police have confirmed.

Police say that, together with the Health and Safety Executive, they are investigating an incident at Linden Foods in the Eskragh Road area earlier today (Thursday).

Their enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI) told Armagh I: “HSENI is aware of an incident in the Dungannon area and inspectors are attending the scene.”

A Northern Ireland Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a 999 call at 08.03 on Thursday following reports of an incident in the Granville Road area of Dungannon.

“NIAS despatched one Emergency crew and two Officers to the scene. No one was taken from the scene.”

Armagh I has contacted Linden Foods for comment.

It’s the second serious work place incident locally in just 48 hours following a fatality at a concrete plant in Tandragee on Tuesday morning.

Matthew Biggerstaff, who was only 21, died tragically in a work place incident at the Taranto plant on the Old Scarva Road.

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