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Horror as female nursery worker dies in ‘tragic accident’ at childcare centre

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A nursery worker has died after a ‘tragic accident’ which saw emergency crews scrambled to her workplace. 

Police and paramedics raced to the Kiddi Caru childcare centre in Plympton, Plymouth, yesterday afternoon, where she was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

Colleagues confirmed no child witnessed the accident or the scenes afterwards as officers continue to probe what happened.

Police and paramedics raced to the Kiddi Caru childcare centre in Plympton, Plymouth, yesterday afternoon, where she was tragically pronounced dead at the scene

Police and paramedics raced to the Kiddi Caru childcare centre in Plympton, Plymouth, yesterday afternoon, where she was tragically pronounced dead at the scene

Police and paramedics raced to the Kiddi Caru childcare centre in Plympton, Plymouth, yesterday afternoon, where she was tragically pronounced dead at the scene

Colleagues confirmed no child witnessed the accident or the scenes afterwards as officers continue to probe what happened

Colleagues confirmed no child witnessed the accident or the scenes afterwards as officers continue to probe what happened

Colleagues confirmed no child witnessed the accident or the scenes afterwards as officers continue to probe what happened

A spokesman said: 'Everybody at the nursery is heartbroken by this terrible event and the loss of a well-loved staff member'

A spokesman said: 'Everybody at the nursery is heartbroken by this terrible event and the loss of a well-loved staff member'

A spokesman said: ‘Everybody at the nursery is heartbroken by this terrible event and the loss of a well-loved staff member’

The nursery said: ‘In what seems to have been a tragic accident, a member of our staff died today on nursery premises.

‘The accident happened in a part of the building where no children were present. No child witnessed the accident or its aftermath.

‘The safety and wellbeing of our children and staff is our first priority at all times. The incident is still being investigated but the early indications are that it does not raise any ongoing safety concerns.

‘Everybody at the nursery is heartbroken by this terrible event and the loss of a well-loved staff member.

‘Our thoughts and prayers are with our colleague and her loved ones.’

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police added: ‘Police were called to an address at the Langage Park Office Campus, on Langage Industrial Park in Plympton, by the ambulance service with a report of concern for the welfare of a woman at around 1.20pm.

‘Emergency services attended the scene where the woman was sadly confirmed deceased. Her next of kin have been informed. 

‘The Health and Safety Executive have also been informed and police enquiries are ongoing.’ 

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