Man dies after falling into woodchipper

Goomboorian, AU – 54 year old Bruce Saunders died after falling into a wood chipper on a rural property north of Brisbane. Reports say Saunders was chipping brush with two other friends. The men had spent the last three weekends “doing a favor” for the lady who owns the property. The two friends were up the driveway when Saunders, who was chipping brush, became entangled in the machine. No one witnessed the accident but Police stated he died within a few seconds. Police are investigating the death as an accident and would not say whether Saunders was using the wood chipper properly. None of the men were contractors and they were using a rented machine.

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