Man dies falling off crane in Leeds city centre after 'entering' construction site on Central Road

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A scene has been put in place in Leeds city centre after a man was found dead at a construction site.

Police said they received a report at around 8am this morning (February 7) of a body of a man found at a construction site on Central Road in Leeds city centre.

Officers believes that the man had "entered" the site late last night and fallen off a height from a crane. He was not a member of staff working at the site.

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A scene has been put in place in Leeds city centre after a man was found dead at a construction site. Picture by Yorkshire Evening PostA scene has been put in place in Leeds city centre after a man was found dead at a construction site. Picture by Yorkshire Evening Post
A scene has been put in place in Leeds city centre after a man was found dead at a construction site. Picture by Yorkshire Evening Post | Yorkshire Evening Post

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his death is not believed to be suspicious, a West Yorkshire Police spokesperson added in a statement.

A scene and road closures remain in place while the circumstances surrounding the incident are established.

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