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Man dies after being injured while using machine

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A man believed to be 30 years old died after his arm was amputated while using a machine earlier today.

It is understood that the man was working on a machine, at a business premises in Elandsfontein in Germistion, when his arm was caught in the machine.

When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found the man lying next to the machine.

He was assessed. It was found that he sustained severe injuries and blood loss after his left arm was amputated.

He was treated and transported to the closest medical facility.

Unfortunately despite all efforts the man succumbed to his injuries.

The exact cause of the incident is unknown.

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