Port Kembla steelworks accident leaves 59yo worker dead

A man has died in a workplace accident at Port Kembla steelworks, south of Sydney.

It is understood the 59-year-old had been involved in maintenance work for several days at one of the berths.

Police said he became trapped between a car and a crane about 2:00pm.

Paramedics rushed to the scene, but the man could not be saved.

He has not yet been formally identified.

SafeWork New South Wales and Wollongong Police District officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

More to come.

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