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Festival worker killed by Forklift

Festival worker killed by Forklift

A festival near Stroud was cancelled at the weekend following death of worker involving forklift truck, reports the Western Daily Press.

The 33-year-old man was setting up the Surround Festival at Sallywood Farm, Horsley.

According to the report, the incident involved someone highly experienced, operating equipment they were fully trained to use.

Gloucestershire Police were called to Sallywood Farm, Horsley at noon on the 14th of August.

A force spokesman said because it appeared to be an industrial accident, Stroud District Council is investigating.

Stroud District Council are working alongside the HSE to aid the investigation.

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