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netcare911News24 reports that a 29-year-old man died after falling from the fourth floor at a construction site in Umhlanga, north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday.  

"It is alleged that at about 08:00 today (Tuesday), a man slipped and fell from the fourth floor whilst removing shutter boards at a construction site.  He was declared dead at the scene by paramedics," said Colonel Thembeka Mbhele.  The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated.  Netcare 911 spokesperson Nick Dollman said reports from the scene indicate that the worker fell approximately 12 metres from scaffolding and sustained multiple injuries.

  • A short report by Mxolisi Mngadi is at News24

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