Cemetery worker in Spain crushed to death by tombstone

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A WORKER at a cemetery in the north of Spain has died after a tombstone fell on him.

The 61-year-old man died at the Carballal cemetery in the district of Sabugueira in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia.

Urxencias Sanitarias de Galicia-061 sent an air ambulance and a road ambulance to the scene of the accident but nothing could be done to save the life of the man.

National Police are investigating the circumstances of the death.

Karl Smallman

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