Northam man dies in tractor accident

A 60-year-old Northam man has died in a workplace tractor accident last night, on a farm south of Beverley. 

WA Police sergeant Andrew Maher said police were called to a farm on Dale Kokeby Road, Kokeby last night at 9.25pm. 

He said the man was allegedly attempting to recover a bogged truck when he was struck by a tractor who was assisting in the recovery.

Mr Maher said despite CPR attempts by witnesses, the man died as a result of the injuries. 

Worksafe will conduct an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident and a report will be prepared for the coroner. 

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