He died when his truck loaded with slate overturned in Carballeda…

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Found on: 2022-10-27 00:00:00

Fatal accident in Pusmazn, in Carballeda de Valdeorras

The accident occurred at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Oct 27, 2022 . Updated at 12:13 p.m.

The driver of a truck loaded with slate passed away early this morning after suffering a work accidenton OU-802, in an area known as Gato Mexn in Pusmazn, in Carballeda de Valdeorras.The place of the accident is a road that connects a quarry with a processing plant. The deceased was transporting the material when it overturned after taking a curve.

A medicalized ambulance traveled to the scene, which transferred the injured person to the Valdeorras Regional Hospital. The medicalized helicopter was also mobilized, which did not land, as well as the firefighters of the Valdeorras regional park and the GES of O Barco, who were in charge of releasing the victim from inside the cabin. The Civil Guard investigates the event.

Is he second fatal occupational accident in a Valdeorras slate factory in just over a year. In June 2021, a truck driver died when the vehicle plunged down a slope when maneuvering to deposit debris. The body of the 55-year-old victim fell into a dump that was difficult to access and could not be located until hours after the event, since the happened after midnight and there was no visibility.

Archived in: O Barco de Valdeorras Hospital de Valdeorras Region of Valdeorras Carballeda de Valdeorras

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