Farm worker dies after incident at Yarrawonga South

A farm worker has died following an incident that occurred while moving cattle at a Yarrawonga South property.


It is understood the 65-year-old was helping load cattle into a truck about 11am on Tuesday when he was hit by a pen gate and fell backwards, hitting his head on the ground. The worker later died in hospital.

WorkSafe is investigating.

The death is the second workplace fatality of 2023, compared to 10 at the same time last year.