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An engineer died after falling 70 feet while he inspected a Scots railway viaduct. The man, believed to be in his forties, suffered fatal injuries after the cherry picker vehicle he was working from appears to have toppled while he was inspecting the viaduct at Stewarton in Ayrshire.

It is understood that he was working as a subcontractor to Network Rail. He was inspecting the viaduct from below using the cherry picker grounded on the road beneath Stewarton Viaduct when it appears to have toppled in to the river below. It is understood the man died at the scene.

The incident is being investigated by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch.

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors have experience in assisting families of victims of fatal accidents and understand the first and most important thing that a family need and demand is answers.  What happened and why did it happen?

Unless the family get these answers they cannot move on with their lives and the grieving process cannot begin.

If you require the assistance of Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors, contact us today on 0800 0891331.

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