A 57-year-old man died crushed by a truck on Wednesday in Culhat, Puy-de-Dôme.

The tragedy occurred around 1 p.m., on a path near a body of water, reports France 3 Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

After being hit by the heavy weight of 3.5 tonnes, the victim found himself trapped under the wheels.

Emergency services were immediately alerted.

The Civil Security Dragon 63 helicopter and firefighters were mobilized.

An investigation to determine the circumstances

When they arrived, the 50-year-old was already in cardiac arrest.

Despite resuscitation attempts, the man could not be saved.

His death was declared on the spot.

We do not know, for the moment, the exact circumstances of the events.

An investigation has been opened.

In the Vaucluse, this Tuesday, a 71-year-old woman also found herself trapped under a truck.

Seriously injured, she was airlifted to a hospital in Marseille, where she finally died.

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