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Harwich port crane collapse victim identified

Port of Harwich
The crane collapsed on a barge in Parkstone Quay

A man who died when a cargo cradle collapsed from a crane at a port in Essex has been identified as a 42-year-old from Denmark.

Per Terp, an engineer from Norresundby, died from chest compression at Parkeston Quay in Harwich on Friday.

Another man who became trapped with Mr Terp suffered serious injuries and was flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital. His condition is described as stable.

The incident happened during a wind turbine loading operation, police said.

Essex Police is carrying out a joint investigation with the Health and Safety Executive was looking at the circumstances leading up to the death and injury.



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