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Man dies in timber sawmill accident

A 40-year-old man has died after being caught in machinery at a sawmill.

The accident happened at John Gordon & Son in Nairn, in the Scottish Highlands, at about 8.30am.

An ambulance service spokesman said they received a report of a man being caught in machinery at a softwood timber sawmill.

Police would not confirm details of the accident.

Northern Constabulary and officials from the Health and Safety Executive are carrying out a joint investigation into the man's death.

No-one from John Gordon & Son was available to comment.

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Police said the man's identity will not be released until his next of kin have been informed.

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