The Westmorland GazetteSafety probe launched after Cumbrian pylon plunge death (From The Westmorland Gazette)

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Safety probe launched after Cumbrian pylon plunge death

The Westmorland Gazette: HSE officials to investigate worker's death HSE officials to investigate worker's death

THE Health and Safety Executive have launched an investigation after a man died following a fall from a pylon in north Cumbria.

The 49-year-old, from Walsall in the West Midlands, was carrying out maintenance work on a pylon at Great Orton on Saturday when he fell about 22ft (7m).

The man, who worked for Bilfinger Industrial Services, died at the scene.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said his death was not being treated as suspicious.

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