Man hit by excavator dies at Kanduhulhudhoo

An aerial shot of G. A. Kudahuvadhoo, (File Photo)

A construction worker at G. A. Kanduhulhudhoo has died after getting hit by an excavator.

The workplace accident took place at Kanduhulhudhoo  this Thursday morning.

The victim has been identified as a 35-year old Indian national.

Kanduhulhudhoo Council reports the victim was a construction worker on the Kudahuvadhoo Harbor Project.

“He was taken to the health center after he was hit by the excavator. He died while receiving treatment,” reports the council.

Authorities are working on transporting the victim’s body to Male’ City.

The victim is an employee of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC).