Construction worker dies after falling into trench in Perth

A construction worker has died after a shocking accident on a worksite in Perth.

It’s believed the man was working at a site in Mosman Park on Wednesday afternoon when he fell into a four-metre trench that was filled with water and dirt around 2:30pm.

Firefighters and a rescue team were immediately called to the scene, however the man could not be saved.


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It took crews up to eight hours to retrieve his body, using specialised equipment.

Worksafe and the police have now launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

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