Vic sheep farmer killed after off road ute tips

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WorkSafe has opened an investigation after a farmer died when the rough terrain utility vehicle he was driving tipped over at a sheep property in Victoria’s north-east.

WorkSafe Victoria said the man in his 70s was fatally injured when his vehicle tipped over at Bonnie Doon on Sunday afternoon.

The man was driving up a steep incline when the vehicle slipped and tipped onto its side.

The driver was partially ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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