MAN DIES CUT­TING DOWN TREE

Isis Town and Country - - News -

A 48-YEAR-OLD man from Isis River has died af­ter he was hit by a gum tree while chain­saw­ing at his pri­vate prop­erty last week­end.

Emer­gency ser­vices were called to the Aero­drome Rd prop­erty about 6.40pm on Satur­day, where the man was pro­nounced dead at the scene.

He had suf­fered a se­vere head in­jury and it’s be­lieved the tree he was cut­ting down fell on him.

A Queens­land Am­bu­lance Ser­vice spokesman said the man was last seen by oth­ers at the ru­ral prop­erty about 2pm on Satur­day and it was un­clear ex­actly what time the in­ci­dent oc­curred.

Childers po­lice con­firmed they were in­ves­ti­gat­ing the in­ci­dent but at this stage it ap­peared to be ac­ci­den­tal.

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