A man has this morning been killed by a falling tree outside of Bellingen. A crime scene has been established on a private property on Roses Rd.
A man has this morning been killed by a falling tree outside of Bellingen. A crime scene has been established on a private property on Roses Rd.

Tree lopper killed by fallen tree

4PM: POLICE will prepare a report for the Coroner following the death of a tree lopper at Gleniffer. 

The 24-year-old man was cutting down trees on a private property on Roses Road, north of Bellingen, about 10.40am today when one fell on him.

Police said the local man died at the scene.

Police from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command responded to the incident and secured a crime scene.

WorkCover officers are conducting inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the man's death.

A brief of evidence will be prepared by police for the information of the NSW Coroner.

 

11AM: A MAN has died after he was struck by a falling tree near Bellingen this morning.

Police said the incident, which is currently under investigation happened along Roses Rd on private property at 10.35am.

Emergency services on scene have confirmed a man, believed to be aged in his early 20s, has been killed.

A crime scene has been established and it is understood that Workcover have been advised.

Police said investigations are continuing into the incident and more details will be released later today.



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