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Man dies after being crushed by steel framing in Auckland

A man has died after being crushed by steel framing this morning in Auckland. 

Fire and emergency services were called to the industrial accident in Ellerslie a little after 8am. 

A St John spokesperson confirmed around 9:30am that a man - believed to be a 55 year-old - had died.

The accident occurred at premises operated by CSP Galvanising and CSP Coating Systems in Ellerslie. CSP Coating Systems is a nationwide steel coating operation.

A spokesperson from WorkSafe NZ has told 1 NEWS that they have been notified of this incident and are conducting initial inquiries.

Police, who were also in attendance, have no details to release at this point.

A man has died in a workplace accident at CSP Coating Systems in Ellerslie, Auckland.
A police car at CSP Coating Systems in Ellerslie. Source: 1 NEWS