A woman fell from a high rise sports court in the Melbourne suburb of Mount Gambier and into a creek, with authorities investigating.
Key points:A woman died after being felled by a sports court at Mount Gambiers sports complex on SaturdayPolice say the woman was in the centre of the sports complex when she fell from the high-end sports court on SaturdayThe woman was a volunteer at the facility and had worked there for almost a yearThe woman fell about 4.5 metres (14.6 feet) into the creek in Mount Gambers area and was taken to hospital.
A spokesperson for Mount Gambians sports authority said the woman’s death was a tragic accident and she had not been located.
“We are absolutely devastated by this tragic accident,” the spokesperson said.
“Our thoughts are with the family of this lovely woman.
We are working closely with the coroner’s office and will do whatever we can to assist them.”
Mount Gambiers police say the incident was not an accident and they are investigating.
“The incident is being treated as an accident,” a spokesperson said on Sunday.
“It is not believed the victim has suffered any injuries and she is not expected to require further medical attention.”
The spokesperson said the facility had recently increased security measures in the area.
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