Worker killed at metro site

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A worker at a con­struc­tion site for the Thes­sa­loniki metro was killed yes­ter­day after­noon af­ter the crane he was op­er­at­ing over­turned and fell into an un­der­ground ex­ca­va­tion area.

Ac­cord­ing to lo­cal re­ports, the worker, whose iden­tity was not im­me­di­ately dis­closed, was aged around 50.

The ac­ci­dent took place at a metro con­struc­tion site in the Kala­maria area of Thes­sa­loniki.

Ini­tial re­ports said the crane over­turned and tum­bled down to a dif­fer­ent level on the con­struc­tion site while it was try­ing to lift a ve­hi­cle.

The man’s body was trapped un­der the fallen crane and re­moved by fire­men who were called to the scene.

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