Worker dies in wall collapse near Ballarat

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A 56-year-old man was fatally injured after a brick wall collapsed on him at a residential building site at Ballarat on Wednesday.

The incident happened on the morning of 11 September at a house on Kenworthy Place in the suburb of Mount Pleasant. He died at the scene.

Police are yet to identify the man and will prepare a report for the coroner. WorkSafe is investigating the incident.

The fatality brings the number of workplace deaths this year to 17, which is one more than at the same time last year.

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