A father who died after being run over by a dump truck while at work was months away from welcoming his second child.
Luke Gowling, 30, died from injuries sustained during an incident at his workplace in Brinkley, southeast of Adelaide, about 7.15am on Saturday.
Emergency services were called to the ‘Mulch n More’ workplace and transported Mr Gowling to War Memorial Hospital where he died.
The fiancée of Callington’s father-of-one revealed on social media that she is expecting a second child in March.
South Australian Police and SafeWork SA are both investigating the death.
The fiancé of an Adelaide father who died in a tragic workplace accident on Friday, Luke Gowling (pictured), has revealed the couple are expecting the birth of their second child in March.
A former colleague of Mr Gowling said The advertiser the death was a horrible tragedy for the young family.
“This shouldn’t happen… you go to work for a living and it’s just horrible that it happened like this, it’s just tragic and I couldn’t believe the news,” he said. he declares.
“I think for his young family and for everyone in the workplace, it’s just horrible for everyone.”
Mr. Gowling had recently celebrated a work anniversary at the landscaping supply store.
SafeWork SA arrived on scene to investigate the man’s death at the hands of heavy machinery.
Mr Gowling was crushed by a dump truck at the landscaping company he worked at, Mulch and More, in Brinkley, southeast of Adelaide.
Shortly after the incident, Mulch and More released a statement confirming they would be suspending operations “out of respect” for Mr Gowling.
“Mulch N More is deeply saddened and shocked by the sudden death of a 30-year-old driver this morning in a tragic accident at our Brinkley depot,” a company statement said.
“This is a very distressing time for everyone involved and, as a small family business, we grieve with those close to him.”
The company said it “considers every member of our team to be part of our family.”
The police are preparing a report for the coroner.