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Worker killed at Lyttelton port

Published: 5:12PM Wednesday November 27, 2013 Source: ONE News

  • Emergency services at the scene of an incident at Lyttelton port. (Source: ONE News)
    Emergency services at the scene of an incident at Lyttelton port. - Source: ONE News

A man in his 50s has died after an industrial incident at the port of Lyttelton this afternoon.

The man is believed to have been struck by a logging truck while walking at Number 2 Wharf.

Bystanders and paramedics tried to perform CPR, but the man was unable to be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said he was an employee of a contracting firm at the port.