Driver dies underneath truck

WorkSafe is investigating after a man in his 50’s died in Victoria’s south-east on Monday.

It’s believed the truck driver pulled over on the South Gippsland Highway near Bena at around 10:30am to check underneath the vehicle.

He suffered fatal injuries when the truck rolled over him.

The fatality brings the number of workplace deaths this year to 18, compared to 21 at the same time last year.

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