A WORKER was crushed to death after an accident at a recycling plant in Linwood yesterday.

The 28-year-old man died at William Tracey at around 12.30pm.

Police Scotland said paramedics were unable to save the worker and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police spokeswoman said: "At about 12.30 police were called to an industrial unit in Burnbrae Road, Linwood, after a 28-year-old man had been injured.

"Emergency services attended but the man died from his injuries a short time later.

"Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

The Health and Safety Executive will now carry out an investigation to determine what happened.