Man dies after being crushed by industrial roller in Colerne


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A man has died after being crushed by an industrial roller, police said.

The 56-year-old was killed in the accident near a farm in Bath Road, Colerne, Wiltshire.

Police were unable to say whether the man, who lived locally, was the driver of the vehicle.

A force spokeswoman said: "Wiltshire Police attended a report of a seriously injured man following what appears to be an accident involving an industrial roller.

"Sadly, the 56-year-old local man was deceased at the scene.

"His family have been informed but formal identification has not yet been completed.

"The Health and Safety Executive have been informed and enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the man's death are on-going."