Construction worker who fell in hole dies

WorkSafe is investigating.
WorkSafe is investigating. Photo credit: File

A man has died after falling into a pit he was digging at a site in Papakura on Saturday.

Fire crews and police were called to a construction site on Settlement Rd in Papakura at around 1pm.

The man had to be dug out with shovels and tools, RNZ reported.

When emergency services arrived he in a critical condition and rushed to hospital, where he later died.

WorkSafe is investigating the incident.

Newshub.