Prominent Southern Downs Horse Identity Killed in Farming Incident

A tragic accident

Prominent Southern Downs Horse Identity Killed in Farming Incident

A man has died as the result of a workplace incident at a Gladfield Farm.

The tragic accident happened around 11pm on Tuesday night when a 45-year-old man became trapped in hay machinery.

A worker found the trapped man and administered CPR to the injured man who had sustained critical injuries - he could not be revived and passed away at the scene.

The victim was well-known in the racing and thoroughbred breeding circles running the Raheen Stud alongside his father, mother and wife.

Investigations are continuing while a report is prepared for the coroner.

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