The man had been clearing wood from a driveway when he fell into a woodchipper. Picture: File photo
The man had been clearing wood from a driveway when he fell into a woodchipper. Picture: File photo

Man dies after fall into woodchipper

A MAN has died a horrific death after falling into a woodchipper while clearing a driveway near Gympie.

The 54-year-old was working on a rural property at Goomboorian about 7.40pm on Sunday when he fell into the machine.

He died instantly.

Police and workplace health and safety officials are investigating.

News Corp Australia


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