Queensland man dies after being bitten by snake

A MAN has died after being bitten by a snake at his north Queensland property.

The 62-year-old was bitten on the hand by a suspected brown snake or taipan while walking through long grass on his property, north of Townsville yesterday.

The man’s wife and daughter phoned 000, however he sadly passed away at the scene.


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The tragic incident is a reminder to be wary of snakes during the warmer months.

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