Worker killed in Cairns Tablelands

Worker killed in Cairns Tablelands

Police and Queensland Work Health and Safety are investigating the circumstances of a fatal workplace accident in the Cairns Tablelands.

A WHS inspector and forensic crash officers from QLD Police attended the scene of an accident in Peeramon on Friday, where a man in his sixties was killed in an accident involving farm machinery.

Paramedics attended the scene around 9 pm on Friday but were unable to save the man, who died at the scene.

Initial reports indicate the man was involved in a tractor rollover.

Pending the police investigation, a report will be prepared for the coroner.

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