Woman killed at British Steel plant after 'plummeting from crane', as probe launched into death | The Sun

A WOMAN has died after she plummeted to her death from a crane at a steel plant.

British Steel launched a probe into the incident after the woman is believed to have fallen at its site in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire.

Emergency services rushed to the British Steel plant on Brigg Road in Scunthorpe, but the woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokeswoman for Humberside Police said: "Officers attended a business premises on Brigg Road, Scunthorpe following reports that a woman had sadly died on Saturday.

"We are working with Health and Safety Executive to establish the circumstances of the incident."

A British Steel spokesman said: “We are sad to confirm one of our colleagues tragically died at work on Saturday.

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"Their family has been informed and our thoughts are with them and our colleague’s friends. We are helping the police and the Health & Safety Executive with their investigation.”

According to reporting from the BBC, the woman is said to have fallen from a crane at the site.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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