Tributes paid to 'much-loved' man, 39, who died in industrial incident

Harvinder Sing Kular

Harvinder Sing Kular died following an industrial incident in Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Suffolk Constabulary

Tributes have been paid to "much-loved son and brother" Harvinder Singh Kular, who died in an industrial incident in Bury St Edmunds. 

Officers were called to Rougham Tower Avenue just before 3pm on Thursday, April 1, along with the fire and rescue service, ambulance service and a team from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service.

Mr Kular, a construction engineer from Luton, died at the scene.

The Health and Safety Executive was also informed.

Mr Kular's family have paid tribute to him, describing him as irreplaceable. 

"Harvinder’s death is a great loss to our family," read the tribute. 

"He was a much-loved son and brother who can never be replaced.

"Harvinder was a man who always had a smile on his face, he was hard working and always willing to help anyone. He will be greatly missed.”

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Mr Kular’s death is being treated as unexplained at this stage and an inquest into his death was opened on Friday.

The inquest heard that Mr Kular was working at the time of his death and was laying industrial pipe work. 

He entered a trench that then collapsed inwards. 

A post mortem found severe skull fractures and crush injuries to Mr Kular's chest.  

The inquest will continue at a later date. 

Officers from Suffolk police are continuing working with colleagues from the Health and Safety Executive to establish the circumstances leading up to his death.

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