Boy dead in ac­ci­dent

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - LABOR LEADERSHIP -

A YOUNG boy died while fish­ing with friends yes­ter­day af­ter a creek bed col­lapsed un­der­neath them.

Emer­gency ser­vices dis­cov­ered an 11-year-old boy with “trau­matic” in­juries on a prop­erty at Mo­long, 35km north­east of Or­ange.

Paramedics were un­able to save him.

Po­lice said the two other boys present at the time of the in­ci­dent es­caped un­in­jured, although one — aged 8 — was taken to Or­ange Base Hos­pi­tal for as­sess­ment.

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