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Worker died under a wind-blown roof in Yakutia

Worker died under a wind-blown roof in Yakutia
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Investigators began checking the death of a working power station in the Verkhoyansk district of Yakutia. A roof fell on a man, torn by a strong wind from the building of a local power station.

According to the press service of the regional SU SK, the tragedy happened in the village of Stolby. The man worked as a machinist of internal combustion engines at a rural power station and was on the shift that day. He briefly went outside and found himself under a collapsed roof. The worker died on the spot.

Investigators will find out if this was an accident, or the incident was made possible due to someone's negligence. Technical documentation regulating safety requirements has already been requested, a forensic examination has been appointed.

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