Farmer dies under slasher

WorkSafe is investigating the death of an 84-year-old farmer at Goschen, 20km south of Swan Hill last Wednesday.
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Monday 16 Sep 2013

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The man was crushed underneath a slasher while he was attempting to clear an obstruction. The man was working alone at the time of the incident and died at the scene.

The incident is the fifth workplace fatality in three weeks, and the 15th for the year. It is the second farm fatality in two weeks.