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Man in his 50s dead after horror crane accident at Rozelle

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A man has died during a horrific workplace accident at Rozelle in Sydney’s inner west, where he was crushed by an object falling from a crane.

Workplace Accident
Workplace Accident

Emergency services were called to an address at James Craig Rd at Rozelle about 10:30am, following reports an object had fallen onto a man from a crane.

A man, believed to be in his 50s, died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

Police confirmed a workplace incident had occurred and that officers from Leichhardt Police Area Command, as well as Marine Area Command, attended the address. They have established a crime scene.

The address is beneath the western side of the ANZAC Bridge on Rozelle Bay.

A report will be prepared for the coroner while investigations are continuing.

There are reports the crane belongs to a barge service and that more than a dozen police officers, investigators and detectives were at the scene.


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