NBN Site Worker killed

Written by Oonagh Reidy     31/05/2013 | 16:24 | Category: INDUSTRY

NBN contractor is reported dead in Kiama, NSW

NBN Site Worker killed

The company rolling out the National Broadband Network confirmed a fatality at a rollout site in Kiama, NSW that occurred just before 12pm today. 

The Ambulance Service responded and Police are in attendance at the scene. NBN Co says it is "working with its contractor to assist the police in their investigations."

The Kiama Independent reports a 56 year-old man from Lake Heights died after being crushed by a truck. 

The man was caught "between a stationary truck belonging to a concreting company working at a nearby house and a second truck operated by NBN Co" according to the report, and died after sustaining head injuries.

The local man was believed to be an employee of the concreting company.