Crushed to death

The Riverine Herald - - NEWS -

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.

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