A 55-year-old man lost his life on Wednesday at the Cormier waste collection center in Cholet, "during a manipulation with his backhoe loader", announces Cédric Van Vooren, vice-president in charge of waste in the Cholet agglomeration, in the columns of



The Maine-et-Loire firefighters were called around 9 a.m. for a work accident.

It was the officers of the recycling center who would have discovered the victim when they took up their post.

She was employed by Brangeon, a group specializing in logistics and transport.

The investigation is launched

The public prosecutor of Angers, Eric Bouillard, launched an investigation to determine the circumstances that led to this accident, in collaboration with the labor inspectorate.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday to learn more about this tragedy.

The first elements seem to show that the accident is a “combination of bad circumstances”, according to Eric Bouillard.


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