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Emergency services were called to the scene of a fatal workplace accident near Casino after reports a man was unconscious in a water tank.

About 1.10pm Tuesday (August 21), emergency services were called to a property on Sextonville Road, Dyraaba, where the 58-year-old man had been pumping water from a tank with a petrol pump when he was overcome by fumes.

The man died at the scene.

Officers from Richmond Police District attended and have notified SafeWork NSW.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.


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