Teenage boy electrocuted while moving equipment on Queensland farm


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A teenage boy is dead, another seriously injured, after being electrocuted while moving farm equipment in far north Queensland.

The boys reportedly came into contact with powerlines while they were moving irrigation pipes on a farm at Tolga.

The 15-year-old boy died at the scene following the incident on Friday evening.

The second boy, also 15, was rushed to Atherton hospital with burns.

He was later flown to Townsville Hospital, where he remained in a stable condition Saturday afternoon.

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