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Man dies after falling 20m from crane

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

One man has died and authorities have rescued a second after a workplace accident in Western Australia's Goldfields.

Worksafe says it appears a contractor working at the Holcim Australia cement plant on Kambalda Road in Boulder, died when he fell 20 metres from a crane.

A second person, who was working on the crane, was trapped.

Two more cranes were brought to the scene to bring the worker to safety.

He was transferred to a waiting ambulance.

Reported by ABC News

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