The circumstances surrounding the death of a construction worker at a site in Adelaide on Wednesday afternoon, is being investigated by SafeWork SA.

The incident which left workers at the Bedford Park site in shock, happened at about 1pm when the man collapsed,shortly after working with a jackhammer.

Co-workers attempted to revive the man but failed. He died shortly afterwards, apparently due to medical reasons.

The man was undertaking work at the hospital carpark at the time of the incident. Emergency services were called to the scene but were unable to resuscitate the man.


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