Man killed in factory accident at St Marys

Police at the scene of this morning's accident. Photo: Megan Dunn
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A 30-year-old man has tragically died after he became trapped in a machine at a pallet Factory in St Marys.

At about 5.40am emergency services were called to Next Generation Pallets on Forrester Road after reports that a man has sustained serious injuries.

Four crews from NSW Ambulance attended, alongside a medical specialist team.

Paramedis arrived and treated him at about 6am.

Due to the severity of his head injuries and major loss of blood, he died at the scene.

Photo: Megan Dunn

SafeWork NSW have launched an investigation into the incident.

“Safework is attending a work site at St Marys today after a worker became trapped in a machine. The worker sustained crush injuries. Safework is investigating,” a spokesperson told the Weekender.

The incident comes as the second industrial related death within the past month, after 38-year-old Mohamad Riche fell fell five-storeys down a ventilation shaft.

A report will now be prepared for the Coroner.

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