Tradesman electrocuted at Tailem Bend

A local man has died in a workplace accident, despite the best efforts of paramedics.

A 38-year-old tradesman from the Murray Bridge area has died in a workplace accident.

The plumber was working at a property at Tailem Bend just after 1pm on Friday when he accidentally touched a live wire and was electrocuted, according to SA Police.

Paramedics tried to save the man but were unable to revive him.

He died at the scene.

Officers are preparing a report for the coroner.

Safework SA is investigating the death.

Photo: Peri Strathearn.