Tragedy as a man, 64, is crushed by a tree in the Victoria country
- The 64-year-old man cut off a tree in Yarawalla when it fell on him
- Emergency services rushed to the man, but he was declared dead on arrival
- It has been claimed that the same tree fell on a shed earlier in the week
A man working to remove a fallen tree from a shed died after falling on him.
The 64-year-old used a chainsaw to chop up the tree on Leeds Road in Yarawalla, Victoria, when the huge trunk fell on him.
Emergency services rushed to the scene to save and save the man, but he declared himself dead on arrival.
The 64-year-old cut a tree with a chainsaw on Leeds Road in Yarawalla, Victoria (photo) on Saturday when the huge trunk fell on top of him
Emergency services rushed to try to save the man, but he declared dead on arrival (stock image)
It is believed that the man was instructed to be cut after he fell into a shed earlier this week.
No other persons were injured during the incident.
The police are preparing a report for the coroner and WorkSafe will be present.
Mother of the four Dearne Fulcher, 50, was driven by her son Dylan when the tree hit their Volvo on Victoria Street in Katoomba at about 7 p.m.
It is the second person in just two days to be killed by a falling tree.
On Thursday evening, a four-legged friend was crushed by a falling tree while sitting in the passenger seat in the NSW Blue Mountains.
Dearne Fulcher, 50, was driven by her son Dylan when the tree hit their Volvo, on Victoria Street in Katoomba around 7 p.m.
Mrs. Fulcher was killed while Dylan, 20, suffered horrific injuries and was flown to Westmead Hospital in western Sydney.
He remains in a serious condition at Westmead Hospital.
Fulcher suffered fatal injuries when a big tree crushed their Volvo on Victoria Street in Katoomba, west of Sydney, on a Thursday at 7 p.m.
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