Quarry: Welder electrocuted

2009-10-06 00:00

A WELDER (30) was electrocuted and died on Saturday afternoon at the Willowfountain quarry in Plessislaer.

Police spokeswoman Inspector Joey Jeevan said it is believed Justin Dimmick was busy welding when he was suddenly electrocuted.

Dimmick’s mother, Cheryl, said her son was a well-known kick-boxer who had won a number of championships. She described him as a caring and hard-working person.

A spokesman at the quarry, who wished to remain unnamed, said Dimmick was a pleasant person to work with. He declined to give further details surrounding his death, saying that the Minerals Department is investigating the incident.

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