Worker dies at central Queensland mine


Stephen Codrington-Wikipedia

A mine worker has died at a coal mine in central Queensland.

The man in his 60s was working at the mine located about 20 km southwest of Middlemount when he reportedly suffered a heart attack.

Police attended a “medical incident” early Wednesday morning, according to a spokesperson, Daily Mercury reports.

Safe Work Australia figures show seven mine workers died on the job in 2016.

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