A man has been found dead at a business on the Gold Coast following a horror workplace accident overnight.
A woman discovered the 78-year-old man’s body at a business on Fremantle Street in Burleigh Heads just after 7.00pm on Wednesday.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene but sadly there was nothing they could do to save him.
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“It appears the 78-year-old man from Mermaid Waters suffered fatal injuries in a workplace incident involving a forklift,” Queensland Police confirmed in a statement.
Police said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.