Queensland racing identity killed after being pinned by hay baler
By Toby Crockford & Jocelyn Garcia
7 November 2018 ó 10:42am
The Queensland racing industry is mourning the death of identity Basil Nolan jnr, who was crushed by a hay baler in south-east Queensland on Tuesday.
Mr Nolan was the son of Queensland and Australian Thoroughbred Breeders president Basil Nolan.
Magic Millions released a statement and said the team was in mourning.
"The Magic Millions team are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our great friend Basil Nolan Jnr," he said.
"Our deepest sympathies to Basilís family and friends as well as the entire Raheen Stud team."
The man could not be saved after the hay baler mishap near Warwick overnight. (File Image)
The man could not be saved after the hay baler mishap near Warwick overnight. (File Image)Credit:Alamy
It is understood Mr Nolan was trying to repair the machine when he was pinned.
Paramedics were called to the property on Goomburra Road in Gladfield, near Warwick, about 11.45pm.
The man aged in his 40s suffered head, neck and chest injuries and died at the scene.
Workplace Health and Safety inspectors were investigating.