Two die in farm accident

Sunk Island: Library picture
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An investigation has been launched after two men died in an industrial accident at a farm in East Yorkshire.

A 36-year-old farm worker from Roos and a 32-year-old farm worker from Sunk Island suffered fatal injuries in the incident on Monday.

The Health and Safety Executive and Humberside Police are investigating.

A police statement said: “Humberside Police were notified of an industrial accident by the ambulance service, shortly before 4.30pm on Monday at a working farm in Sunk Island.

“Sadly two men were discovered on the farm, following the industrial accident with fatal injuries.”