PICTURED: Tradie, 47, who died when he was crushed under tons of garbage at a tip from Sydney – because it turned out that the accident was the second tragedy to destroy the family in just 12 months
- Man killed after he got stuck under 2000 tons of waste identified
- Father-of-three Kurt Wilson, 47 died in a dump on Eastern Creek on Monday
- Leave a wife and three children behind and lost twins prematurely last year
- A second man trapped under the rubble has since been released from the hospital
A heartbroken family mourns for the second time in twelve months after a tradition was buried to death under 2000 tons of garbage on a tip from western Sydney.
The man who died in the workshop tragedy at the BINGO Industries dump in Eastern Creek on Monday has been identified as the married father of three Kurt Wilson, 47.
He and a colleague are believed to be stuck under the rubble, including refrigerators, washing machines, and mattresses after a bulldozer rolled onto the former quarry site.
Kurt Wilson (photo) was buried under tons of trash and could not be revived
Employees and emergency services dug with their bare hands in their desperate attempts to free the captive men.
Mr. Wilson was trapped for 30 minutes and could not be brought to life.
The other man in his early thirties was taken to Westmead Hospital with stomach and shoulder injuries and later fired.
The tragedy occurred just over a year after Mr. Wilson and his wife Linda mourned the deaths of twins born prematurely, according to a GoFundMe page set on Tuesday.
His ruined family is now demanding answers about Monday's tragedy.
& # 39; This should not have happened to my brother, I want answers and I want the truth, & # 39; Sister Jackie Shiner said The Daily Telegraph.
Kurt Wilson leaves behind a heartbroken woman and three children. He and his wife had just mourned the tragic death of premature twins last year
Another sister, Susan Newcombe, recorded Facebook to bring a genuine ode.
& # 39; There are no words that could ever describe what I feel with the loss of my brother Kurt. May you rest in peace. Always loved, never forgotten, you will always miss, & she wrote.
Newcombe later posted: & # 39; Thanks to everyone for your condolences, prayers, and thoughts. Today was one of the most difficult days for myself and my family, so I ask everyone to hold your family tightly and count them every day that you love them, even if you are angry and always remember that tomorrow has never been promised. & # 39;
Hate colleagues and social workers used their hands to free the two men locked up
The family of Kurt Wilson is now being asked for answers after his life has been tragically broken down
Around $ 1000 had been collected within a few hours on the GoFundMe page, which Mr. Wilson described as a great father, husband, brother, and uncle.
& # 39; Words cannot describe how I feel. You will be missed in no time. Love you so much. RIP Uncle Kurt, & # 39; posted a woman on the page.
NSW Fire and rescue service The commander of the duty of Western Sydney Inspector Kernin Lambert described Monday's rescue as chaotic.
Kurt Wilson (photo) was remembered as a wonderful father, husband, brother and uncle
& # 39; It was a pretty desperate situation right now, it was a rather desperate struggle for life & # 39 ;, Inspector Lambert told reporters.
& # 39; The stack was pretty unstable, but we had to work very, very fast, and very, very fast, and a significant risk to the rescue teams. & # 39;
The issue is now being investigated by Work Safe NSW.
The dump is the largest in the southern hemisphere and wax originally run by Dial A Dump Industries, which merged with BINGO Industries earlier this year.
BINGO director and chief executive Daniel Tartak described the accident as a terrible tragedy.
The company works with the authorities and supports Mr Wilson's family and destroyed colleagues.
The workshop tragedy took place around 12.45 on Monday in Eastern Creek
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