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Man hit by landslide in Fauske dies from injuries

Fauske landslidePhoto: Sea-King 330 skvadronen / NTB

A 38-year-old man who was hit by a landslide on Kistrand in Fauske in February died from the injuries he received. The case is being investigated as a work-related accident.

The man in question was Tom-Gøran Mathisen Moretti from Fauske, the Nordland Police District confirmed on Friday. The 38-year-old died on Thursday.

The relatives have been notified.

The 38-year-old was sent to the hospital in Bodø with serious injuries after his car was hit by a landslide over national road 80 at Kistrand in Fauske Municipality on February 25.

The man was employed by a contractor, and he out to check the risk of landslides in the area when the accident occurred, according to Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK).

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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