Man crushed to death in tragic accident on NSW worksite

A MAN has been crushed to death in a tragic accident at a workplace in the NSW Lower Hunter Valley.

The fatal accident happened at an equipment hire company on Huntingdale Drive in Thornton around 8.15am.

It’s understood the man was attempting to unload a portable building from the back of a truck when it fell on him.


Sadly, the man was crushed beneath the portable office and could not be saved.

Police confirmed the man died at the scene. His age was not immediately known.

SafeWork NSW is investigating and police will prepare a report for the coroner.