Man crushed to death by wall during demolition operation

2016-11-24 18:05
The body of a worker on the scene in Scott Street, Gardens after a wall fell on him. (Supplied)

The body of a worker on the scene in Scott Street, Gardens after a wall fell on him. (Supplied)

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Cape Town - A man was killed when a wall collapsed on him in Gardens, Cape Town, on Thursday.

He is believed to have been demolishing a wall at a Scott Street residence when it toppled onto him.

In a statement ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the 20-year-old showed no signs of life when paramedics arrived at the scene and assessed him.

He had sustained numerous injuries, Meiring said.

"Paramedics immediately began their treatment... Unfortunately, after 35 minutes, no vital signs returned and the man was declared dead on the scene."

Police were at the scene to investigate.

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