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Man dies following workplace accident at New Lambton Heights


Police inquiries are continuing after a young man died following a workplace accident in Newcastle on Wednesday morning.

About 9am on 5 July, emergency services were called to a worksite on Jacaranda Drive, New Lambton Heights.

It followed reports of a male being trapped at the location.

At the scene, the 20-year-old was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before he was taken to the John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

Tragically, he died soon after.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District attended and established a crime scene, which has been examined by specialists.

SafeWork NSW has been notified of the incident, while a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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