Worker crushed by falling pallets

A 47-year-old man has died after several pallets fell on him at transport and logistics company Toll New Zealand in Onehunga, Auckland.
The incident occurred around 11.30am local today and the employee was pronounced dead at the scene, Stuff reports.
St John Ambulance spokesman Robbie Walker said paramedics worked on him after he was pulled from the pile, but were unable to revive him.
Royce Christie, Toll spokesman, said the company was “deeply saddened that the incident resulted in the death of an employee”, extending sympathies to the man’s family and friends.
“Our priority now is to offer support to the family of our employee and to our people at the site.”
WorkSafe New Zealand was informed of the incident, with investigations to be conducted by police.

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