Man working on Perth Airport rail link dies of suspected heart attack

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Work stopped on the Perth Airport rail link this morning, after a man died from a suspected heart attack before 10.30am.

It’s understood the man, aged in his early 40s, was standing on a vehicle platform when he complained of chest pain, clutched his chest and collapsed.

St John Ambulance and several DFES crews were called to the scene but the man was unable to be revived.

Camera IconWork stopped on the Perth Airport rail link this morning, after a man died from a suspected heart attack before 10.30am. Credit: 7News Perth

CFMEU WA’s Simon Stokes said the worker died of “health-related issues” and there was nothing untoward or suspicious about the passing.

“He wasn’t actively engaged in a work activity at the time,” Mr Stokes…



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