Probe after man dies and another hurt at Newton Aycliffe recycling plant

Wade's Quarry Image copyright Google
Image caption Durham Police and the Health and Safety Executive are probing the man's death

One man has died and another has been seriously hurt at a recycling centre in County Durham, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to an incident at John Wade's Quarry, Newton Aycliffe, at 12:00 GMT on Saturday.

A spokeswoman for Durham Police said officers from the Health and and Safety Executive (HSE) were later called to the scene and a joint investigation was launched.

She said the dead man's family had been informed.

No further details were released.

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