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Ghana Man Dies in Hamburg Bakery Goods Elevator

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On the 15th of October, 2013, a Ghanaian man died in a bakery in Hamburg, Germany while he was using the goods elevator. The elevator had a height of 80cm (2feet 60inches) and is normally used for light goods such as pots, pans, and dishes.

The police found out, that the man wanted to use the elevator to go from the ground floor to the basement. While he tried that he got stuck in the elevator and died. The fire service was able to open the elevator after 30 minutes and recover the body of the 51 year old man.

The exact reason for his death is still uncertain. Condolences go out to the immediate family of the deceased.


Source: Bild.de /Topafric