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Man lifting weights at gym found dead: police

By Lim Jeong-yeo
  • Published : Sept 7, 2017 - 11:53
  • Updated : Sept 7, 2017 - 11:53
A 69-year-old man suffered a fatal accident while lifting 90-kilogram weights unattended, according to police, Thursday.

The accident took place early morning at a gym in Geoje, located off the coast of port city Busan.

(Yonhap)

The gym owner found the man dead with the heavy weight on his neck at 9:10 a.m.

The CCTV recordings showed the man had been lifting the weight several times at around 8:10 a.m. when he suddenly dropped the weights. No one had been around to offer immediate help.

(kaylalim@heraldcorp.com)