Police were called to a report of a man who had suffered serious injuries after being hit by a heavy object which had fallen from a crane in Bolsover Road, Eastbourne, on Thursday (8 August) at about 11.20am.
The workman, aged 21, sadly died at the scene in South Cliff Tower despite efforts by paramedics and other emergency responders.
His next of kin have been informed and the road remains closed while the incident was being dealt with.
The Health and Safety Executive have been informed.
Author: Michelle Tugwell