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Company to be sentenced over fatal accident

Worker died following lapse in workplace safety

A company will be sentenced this morning, in relation to a fatal accident.

UK firm Tuke and Bell Ltd recently admitted a lapse in workplace safety, following the death of mechanical engineer Gareth Sowden.

He was working on a sewage treatment project in Kirk Michael in May 2013.

Mr Sowden was fatally injured after he was trapped under a shipping container.

The sentencing is due to take place at Douglas courthouse this morning.

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