Woman Killed in Construction Site Collapse

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Cape Town – A 23 year old woman was killed after a wall at a construction site collapsed onto her.

According to ER24’s Christo Venter the young woman worked for a business adjacent to a construction site on Voortrekker Road in Maitland. He said it is believed that an adjacent building near to the construction site was damaged.

The woman was struck by falling debris when the wall collapsed. She was declared dead on the scene after attempts made by paramedics to revive her proved unsuccessful.

Two other people were also injured and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Venter said the cause of the incident will be investigated by relevant authorities.

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