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.