Waroona: Tree lopper dead following workplace accident

Waroona: Tree lopper dead following workplace accident

A TREE lopper has died in what is believed to be a workplace accident in Waroona this morning.

Initial reports indicate the man was struck by a branch on Nanga Brook Road.

The middle-aged man was believed to have been cutting branches at height when he was struck.

He died at the scene of the accident.

Police are investigating and will prepare a report for the coroner, while WorkSafe investigators are en route from Bunbury.

Police and St John Ambulance officers are at the scene.

The man’s exact age or the company he worked for are not known at this stage.

More to come.