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Health and safety investigation underway after Ravensthorpe tragedy

Arthur Brook Ltd, Mill Lane, Ravensthorpe.
Arthur Brook Ltd, Mill Lane, Ravensthorpe.

An investigation is underway after the death of a man at his Ravensthorpe workplace on Friday.

West Yorkshire Police and the Health and Safety Executive are carrying out the investigation in partnership.

A Police statement said: "Police were contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service at 9.42am on Friday, 21 September, advising of an incident at Arthur Brook Ltd on Low Mill Lane, Ravensthorpe. A man in his 20s had been seriously injured by machinery. He was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries."

Enquiries are ongoing.