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Man fatally hurt at Port of Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 10:44 17 January 2002 | UPDATED: 11:11 03 March 2010

AN investigation is under way today after a man died at Ipswich port.

The victim was fatally injured when he suffered crush injuries in a collision with a forklift truck.

AN investigation is under way today after a man died at Ipswich port.

The victim was fatally injured when he suffered crush injuries in a collision with a forklift truck.

The incident happened shortly before 11am on Tuesday at the Cliff Quay area of Ipswich docks. The man was taken by ambulance to Ipswich Hospital, but later died.

A spokesman for the East Anglian Ambulance Trust said it had been called to the accident at about 10.54am on Tuesday.

"A man had been crushed by a forklift truck and was rushed to Ipswich Hospital by land ambulance," he added.

Suffolk police confirmed they had attended a fatal industrial accident at a fertiliser factory on Cliff Quay in Ipswich.

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