Death at Huon fes­ti­val

Sunday Tasmanian - - News -

TRAGEDY has struck the Great Huon Val­ley Fes­ti­val at Franklin with the death of an event worker.

A coro­ner’s re­port is be­ing pre­pared for the 56-year-old man, who re­port­edly suf­fered a se­ri­ous med­i­cal con­di­tion and died about 12.45pm yes­ter­day while work­ing on the fes­ti­val site. CPR was ad­min­is­tered by a Tas­ma­nia Po­lice of­fi­cer and mem­bers of the pub­lic, but the man was un­able to be re­vived.

The in­au­gu­ral fes­ti­val con­tin­ues to­day.

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