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Man dies in Devonport dockyard industrial accident
8:47am Tuesday 22nd October 2013 in Devon
A man carrying out maintenance work on a laid-up submarine has died folllowing an industrial accident at Devonport Dockyard.
Just before 1pm on Monday, October 21, police officers were called to Devonport Dockyard following the report of an industrial accident.
A spokesman said: "As a result of the incident, a 57yr old male sadly died at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.
"A joint investigation by Devon and Cornwall Police, the Health and Safety Executive and MOD has commenced, and HM Coroner has been informed."
Dock operator Babcock Marine said "everyone was saddened by the tragedy".
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