28-year-old Burtonport man tragically killed in scaffolding accident in Australia

The Burtonport area are said to be in shock after a young man from the area tragically died in Australia.

Sean McBride, was working on scaffolding at a wharf in the town of Dampier in Western Australia which is believed to have collapsed yesterday afternoon.

The scaffolding the 28-year-old was working on was above the sea.

Emergency services were called to the scene, as were police divers from Perth.

Dampier police have confirmed the divers retrieved the man’s body from the area.

The highly respected local family are said to be devastated by the news.

Local Councillor, David Alcorn, said that Shaun was a popular and hard-working young man........