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Man dies after paper bale falls on him at Widnes plant

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Image caption Police said they were called to "an industrial incident" at Fresco Environmental Ltd in Widnes

A man has died after a large bale of paper fell on him at a recycling works.

Police said they were called to "an industrial incident" at Fresco Environmental Ltd in Widnes, Cheshire, at about 14:30 GMT on Tuesday.

The 27-year-old man was taken from the Everite Road premises to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival, Cheshire Constabulary said.

They have launched a full investigation with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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