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A father’s horror as a toddler is crushed by sporting goods in NSW Pi News


Pi News –

A child died after being crushed by sports equipment at a football club NSW Mid-North Coast.

The two-year-old boy and his father were at Old Bar Rugby Union Club in Old Bar, north Newcastle, at around 2pm on Sunday.

A scrum machine, a weighted device used to practice scrambling, fell on the boy.

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The old bar was crushed
Toddler dies after equipment falls on him at Old Bar Rugby Union Club. (nine)

The father desperately tried to save his son and called for help. Bystanders assisted with CPR.

The baby suffered serious injuries and died soon after.


Red flowers were placed in the club.

The police are preparing a report to the coroner and investigating how the incident happened.

This is being treated as an accident and not a criminal investigation.-


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