A 30-year-old man has died following a workplace incident in Darwin.
The incident happened at a plant hire business located on Wishart Road, Tivendale Monday afternoon.
According to NT WorkSafe, at the time of the incident, the man was assisting with the loading of an excavator onto a flatbed trailer. The excavator was fitted with a large excavator bucket, which contained two smaller buckets and a ripper.
The man was standing in front of the excavator when one of the smaller buckets dislodged and fatally struck him.
Police and emergency services attended the scene.
NT WorkSafe is investigating the incident.