Worker crushed to death by concrete pylon in Townsville

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Workplace Health and Safety is investigating after a man was crushed to death by a concrete pylon in north Queensland.

The incident happened at a Townsville concrete company about 10.30am on Thursday.

It is believed the man in his 50s was strapping another pylon when the concrete pylon, weighing more than 15 tonnes, fell on him.

Police and emergency services attended the scene.

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