Man electrocuted at Hughesdale

A man has died after being electrocuted while working from an elevated platform in Hughesdale today.

Published: 07 February 2019

It is believed the 26-year-old was tree pruning when the platform came into contact with the power lines about noon.

WorkSafe is investigating.

The fatality brings the number of workplace deaths this year to six, compared to four at the same time last year.