Crushed to death
POLICE are preparing a report for the coroner following the death of a 58-year-old Rochester man near Mildura yesterday morning.
The incident happened just after 10am at a landscape suppliers when a bitumen roller, which was being loaded onto a trailer, moved without any warning and pinned the man between the roller and the trailer.
Police and ambulance paramedics conducted CPR on the man but unfortunately he died at the scene.
Ambulance Victoria said a second man was taken to Mildura hospital for further assessment.
WorkSafe will be investigating the incident.