April 3, 2012

An 81-year-old South Burnett resident died yesterday afternoon after a freak accident on a property at Wyalla, north of Nanango.

The man had been working alone near a parked cattle truck on a private property when the vehicle rolled on top of him, causing severe crushing injuries.

A police spokesman said the man managed to phone for assistance and ambulance and police crews attended the scene.

Police are now investigating the incident and are preparing a report for the Coroner.

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