Boy dead in accident
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.