Boy killed after towing strap snaps

A TEENAGER has died in a freak accident in Hervey Bay bushland.

The 14-year-old was hit in the head with a large metal hook just after 7pm.

Rescue teams worked for hours to get to the scene.

The boy’s body was recovered about 11pm.

His parents are well known in the Hervey Bay community.

Police are preparing a report for the Coroner.


Maternity unit safe

Maternity unit safe

Promising future for Emerald maternity services

Gemfest a 'huge party'

Gemfest a 'huge party'

Heart of event hasn't changed.

Hay runs delivering hope to CQ farmers

Hay runs delivering hope to CQ farmers

A Springsure local took to the road last Friday for a hay run.

Local Partners