Fortescue worker killed at Christmas Creek

Operations at mine suspended overnight; iron ore miner said it would assist with investigation into accident.

A Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) contract worker has been killed overnight at its Christmas Creek mine.

Mining and processing operations at the mine were suspended overnight.

Fortescue said it would help with the investigation into the accident. 

Operations director David Woodall said Fortescue was "deeply saddened".