25 Sep 2019

Teenager who died in workplace accident named

2:13 pm on 25 September 2019

Police has named the person who died in a workplace accident in South Auckland on Monday.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

He was 16-year-old Shaldin Joyce from Auckland.

Police were called to a commercial property on Savill Drive in the suburb of Ōtāhuhu at 1.37pm, and the teenager died at the scene.

Worksafe said it understood the incident involved a forklift and they were investigating the matter.

A spokeserson from Coda, a logistics company, confirmed the incident happened on their ground and Mr Joyce was a contractor.