A man, believed to be in his 20s, was killed whist working on a ship in Cape Town Harbour yesterday.
ER24 paramedics, along with Community Medics, arrived on the scene and were led into the hold where they found the man.
Upon assessment, paramedics found that the man had sustained a serious head injury and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
It is understood that that a metal object had fallen from a height, striking him on the head.
Police are investigating the matter.