Northland man dies in Australian gold mine

By Mike Dinsdale

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A Northland man is dead after a fatal rockfall collapse in a gold mine in Western Australia.

The man, aged 59, died on Saturday morning at a West Australian gold mine, after a fatal rockfall collapse in Norseman, 722km east of Perth, in the Goldfields-Esperance region.

The death happened early at Central Norseman Gold's underground Harlequin mine, according to an Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum spokesman.

- NORTHERN ADVOCATE

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