Man crushed to death by tree in NSW

A man has died after being crushed by a tree while working on a property about 20km north of Lismore.

Emergency crews were called to the property on Cox Road at Koonorigan around 7.20pm last night.

Upon arrival, they found a 67-year-old man trapped under a fallen tree.


Paramedics desperately worked to save the man, but sadly he could not be revived and died at the scene.

“Officers have been told the 67-year-old man was clearing trees on the property when the incident occurred,” NSW police said.

SafeWork NSW have been notified of the incident.