The man who tragically lost his life while unloading sheets of metal in Mġarr, has been identified as a 22-year-old from Nigeria.
The incident happened at 5.30pm on Triq il-Ħaddedin, on Wednesday.
In a statement the police said that the man was unloading sheet metal when these fell on him.
A medical team was called on site to assist however the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Duty Magistrate Gabriella Vella is leading the inquiry.