Seething industrial accident man died of asphyxiation

  • 11 February 2013
  • From the section Norfolk
Upgate Street industrial estate, Seething
Image caption Emergency services were called to Upgate Street in Seething on Friday

A man killed by agricultural machinery in Norfolk died of asphyxiation caused by compression of the chest, a post-mortem examination has found.

Police and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating the death of the man in his 30s in the accident at Seething, near Loddon.

Emergency services were called to business premises on Upgate Street at about 13:40 GMT on Friday.

Police said the man's death was not being treated as suspicious.

He has been formally identified and his next of kin informed but his name will not be formally released until an inquest is opened.

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