Man killed at Pasir Ris construction site

A man was killed at a construction site in Pasir Ris opposite White Sands Shopping Centre today (Nov 12).

The New Paper understands the 60-year-old was trapped under stacks of metal parts during an accident involving a lifting boom.

He had been pinned in the crane operator seat while transporting the materials.

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The SCDF said they got a call for help at 11.45am and sent two fire engines, a Red Rhino, an ambulance and two other vehicles.

Read the full report in our print edition on Nov 13.

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