RIPLEY: Worker killed in collision

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A worker has died at a Ripley firm this morning following an incident involving a heavy goods vehicle.

Police are yet to identify the man, believed to be in his 20s, who was killed in a collision with the vehicle at Leedale on the Heage Road Industrial Estate.

a spokesperson for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), said: “The HSE is aware of the incident and we have started an investigation.

“We are working alongside Derbyshire Police, which has primacy at this stage.”

Leedale has refused to comment on the death at this stage.

The company supplies civil engineering services to the public and private sectors as well as the private construction industry.

Its services range from skip hire and waste removal, to road sweeping and earth moving.

Updates to follow.