Man Dies At A Carmarthenshire Food Park

Police say a man has died in an incident with a digger-machine at a building site.

Emergency crews were called to Ty Newydd in Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire, south Wales at 8am today.

Detectives confirmed a 22-year-old man died at the scene.

A Dyfed Powys Police spokeswoman said: ``Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating an incident involving a JCB type machine that occurred in Cross Hands this morning.

``A 22 year old man was injured, ambulance personnel attended, but he died at the scene. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have been informed.''

HSE officials said they were aware of the incident.

A spokeswoman said: ``There was a fatality this morning at Gower Foods in Cross Hands.

``The HSE is aware and we are assisting police with their enquiries at this stage.''

It is believed inspectors from the safety watchdog will visit the site this afternoon.

The Welsh Ambulance Service said it sent a rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances to the scene.

A second male involved in the incident was taken to hospital as a ``precautionary measure'', a spokeswoman confirmed.

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