Man crushed to death at Joburg factory

2018-10-25 09:19
Response vehicle on the scene where a man was crushed to death at a Joburg factory.

Response vehicle on the scene where a man was crushed to death at a Joburg factory. (Supplied)

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A factory worker, 30, was crushed to death at his workplace in Springs on Wednesday.

According to Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst, the man got caught in machinery and was crushed from the waist up in the late afternoon.

"The patient was assessed on scene by an advanced life support paramedic and found to have no signs of life," Herbst said.

The man was declared dead on the scene.

According to Herbst, the incident was being investigated.

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