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ORENBURG, November 13 (Itar-Tass) — The investigation department of the Russian Investigation Committee in the Orenburg Region Tuesday launched an inquiry over the death of a specialist from Austria, who worked in the shop at the Pokrovsky car repair plant in the village Pokrovka in the Novosergiyevka district.
According to preliminary reports, a 56-year-old Austrian specialist was in charge of the industrial control over the construction of a galvanizing plant under the contract of technical control with the Uralelektrostroy Company, senior aide to the head of the regional investigation department Anzhelika Linkova said.
The Austrian specialist was working on the car lift platform. Checking the fastenings of the metal structure at a height of 13 metres, he unfastened his safety belt, lost his balance and fell down from the car lifting platform on the concrete surface.
The detectives are investigating the incident. Upon the result of the inquiry a procedural decision will be taken.