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Proserpine Sugar Mill worker killed in work accident

A 46-year-old worker died at Proserpine Sugar Mill yesterday after he was crushed between two cane bins.

AAP reports that the man was taken to Proserpine Hospital with severe pelvic injuries, treated, then taken to Mackay Base Hospital, where he died.

A Workplace Health and Safety investigation weld be held regarding the incident.

Bundaberg New Mail reports that Sucrogen, the mill's owners, announced last week that they would be investing $40-50 million in the next five years.

Image: The Australian

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