Man dies after being crushed by bobcat in southern Queensland

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A man has died after being crushed by a bobcat in southern Queensland.

Paramedics said the man was fatally injured when the digger fell on him at a property in Greenmount, about 11am on Friday.

Reports indicated the man in his 60s was doing mechanical work on the bobcat when it fell from a ramp and landed on him.

He suffered serious chest and abdominal injuries following the incident.

The man was treated at the scene before being rushed to Toowoomba Base Hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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