The dead man became ill at the polling station at around 11.30. The emergency services were called and paramedics were at the scene quickly.
A medical helicopter was also despatched. However, all attempts to save the man were in vain and he was pronounced dead shortly before midday.
Elsewhere a man suffered cardiac arrest while casting his vote at a polling station in the Limburg municipality of Opglabbeek. Fortunately, medics were able to revive him and he is now recovering in hospital.