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A WOMAN has been killed after being struck by a cane train at Mirani, west of Mackay, this morning.
It is understood the train was on its way to Farleigh when the accident occurred
Mackay Sugar have issued a statement confirming the fatality of one of its workers.
“It is with deep sadness that we advise that a fatality has occurred when a Mackay Sugar employee was working at a siding of the rail network near Mirani,” a Mackay Sugar spokesperson said.
A woman has been killed by a cane train at Mirani. Picture: Jacob Miley“Mackay Sugar expresses our sincere condolences and sympathies to the family of the deceased employee and are providing support to her family and co-workers.
“Emergency services personnel, police and Workplace Health and Safety representatives have attended the scene and investigations into the incident are continuing. “
This article first appeared on www.couriermail.com.au
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