Emergency services removing the deceased from the rubble. PHOTO: Netcare 911

La Lucia -  A construction worker was killed after a pump house collapsed on him at Lady Ellen crescent in La Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said that paramedics responded to reports of a structural collapse.

“Reports from the scene indicate that a concrete structure collapsed on a construction worker. 

"The patient was assessed on scene by an advanced life support paramedic and found to have no signs of life and tragically declared deceased,” said Herbst.

Emergency services removing the deceased from the rubble. Picture: Netcare 911/Supplied.

The fire and rescue services, as well as the South African Police Service (SAPS), were on the scene to help remove the deceased from the rubble.

Emergency services removing the deceased from the rubble. Picture: Netcare 911/Supplied.

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African News Agency (ANA)