Soldier dies at Queensland training base

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The Australian Defence Force has announced an Australian Army member has died at a Queensland training facility.

A soldier has died in a Queensland training base after being hit by a tree branch during a routine training exercise.

The Army member died at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area, near Rockhampton on Thursday morning.

The soldier was riding in an armoured vehicle when it's believed a tree branch hit him.

He received medical help but was pronounced dead later.

The soldier's family has been notified and are being supported by the Army.

"The Army and broader ADF community extends its deepest sympathies to the soldier’s family and friends," the Australian Defence Force said in a statement.

Noone else was injured during the incident.

Source SBS News

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