20 Mar 2015

Man who died at limeworks named

3:00 pm on 20 March 2015

Police have named the man who died at a limeworks business south of Timaru yesterday.

Scott James Baldwin, of South Canterbury, died in an industrial incident at Gordons Valley Lime Company, near Waimate, at 7.15pm.

The 43-year-old's death has been referred to the Coroner as police and WorkSafe New Zealand continue to investigate his death.

A police spokesperson said police and his employer were supporting Mr Baldwin's next of kin, who were understandably devastated.

A spokesperson for Mr Baldwin's family has asked for privacy.

A spokesperson for the lime company said they were in shock and devastated to have lost Mr Baldwin from the team.