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Papiaru tänav in Rakvere.
Papiaru tänav in Rakvere. Source: Rene Kundla/ERR

A worker in Rakvere died on Wednesday morning following an industrial accident in which he fell under a truck at a work site.

According to the Rescue Board (Päästeamet), the 43-year-old man fell under a vehicle on Papiaru tänav in the town, 100 kilometers east of Tallinn, a little after 8.30 a.m. and was declared dead at the scene.

The prosecutor's office has opened up a criminal investigation to establish the facts of the incident, it is reported.

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