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Emergency crews called to wall collapse at Mt Pleasant

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UPDATE 10:04am:

A man has died after a brick wall collapsed at a property at Kenworthy Place in Mount Pleasant.

Victoria Police and Worksafe have confirmed the home at 2 Kenworthy Place was in the process of being demolished, with a neighbour telling Radio Ballarat excavators turned up to the property on Friday to clear the block to build three units at the address.

A spokesperson from Worksafe has confirmed they are investigating the incident.

The man is yet to be formally identified.

Police will now prepare a report for the coroner.

EARLIER:

Emergency crews have been called after a wall collapsed at a Mount Pleasant address this morning.

The first came through at 8:58am to reports of a person trapped, with police, CFA, SES and Ambulance Victoria crews attending.

CFA and SES have confirmed a man, believed to be in his 60s, was trapped under a brick wall after it collapsed on the corner of Flockhart St and Kenworthy Place.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson says the incident is now with police.

More to come.

Imagecourtesy of John Fitzgibbon.