Man dies in Ripley industrial estate accident

A man has died in an accident involving two work vehicles at an industrial estate.

Police said the 38-year-old man, from Chaddesden, Derby, suffered fatal head injuries as a result of the accident involving a road sweeper and a tipper.

It happened at an industrial estate on Heage Road, in Ripley, Derbyshire shortly after 07:00 GMT on Tuesday.

Derbyshire Police said officers were working with the Health and Safety Executive to investigate.

A police spokeswoman said the man had not been inside either of the vehicles at the time of the accident and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.

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