Woman trapped in potato-picking machine dies

POTATO-PICKING: File photograph POTATO-PICKING: File photograph Shutterstock

EMERGENCY SERVICES have confirmed that a worker has died after becoming trapped in a potato-picking machine in Spain this morning.

The accident happened in El Viso de Alcor in the province of Sevilla, in Andalucia.

Firefighters attended the scene to free the 46-year-old woman from the machinery that was working in a field collecting potatoes.

Guardia Civil officers are investigating the work-related accident.

Karl Smallman

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