In South Korea, a robot crushed a man to death while he was conducting a technical inspection on him. This was reported by the BBC.

A robotic arm, confusing the man with a box of vegetables, grabbed him and the conveyor belt, crushing his face and chest. They tried to save the man in the hospital, but he died.

The incident occurred when an employee of a robotics company was inspecting the installation. The man checked the operation of the robot’s sensor before the test run, police say. The test was originally scheduled for November 6 but was delayed by two days due to sensor problems.

According to Yonhap, the robot was responsible for lifting boxes of peppers and transferring them to pallets.

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