Worker killed by falling steel

A MAN has died after he was trapped under steel that fell on him at a port.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the Port and Supply Base in Invergordon in the Highlands at around 8:45am yesterday.

A crane was used to lift the steel off the man, Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service said.

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He was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness with serious injuries, and later died.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed about the incident.

Northern Constabulary said a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.