A UTILITIES worker has died aged 32 after an industrial accident.

Jamie Evans, from Runcorn, is believed to have been carrying out electrical works for SP Energy on Bridle Hey in Nantwich when then the incident occurred last Thursday, August 13.

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to the scene shortly after 1.30pm.

Cheshire Police have now confirmed that Mr Evans died at the incident, with the incident having been referred to the Health and Safety Executive.

It is understood that the force and the HSE are carrying out a joint investigation.

A spokesman said: “A man who died following an incident on Bridle Hey, Nantwich, has been identified as 32-year-old Jamie Evans.

“Jamie, from the Runcorn area, died while working in the area on Thursday, August 13.

“His family have been informed and have asked that their privacy be respected at this time.

“The incident has been referred to the HSE.”