Man ‘killed instantly’ in horror workplace accident

A MAN has been crushed to death in a horror workplace accident in Townsville.

Emergency services were called to Casa Engineering on Enterprise Street in Bohle about 10.30am.

The man, believed to be 62, could not be saved and died at the scene, police confirmed.


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It’s understood a large metal pipe fell off the back of a truck and onto the man, killing him instantly.

The male employee was reportedly unloading the truck when tragedy struck.

Police, along with Workplace Health and Safety inspectors are on the scene, investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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