Circus struggles with tragedy

CIRCUS TRAGEDY: The scene where a man was killed when a Stardust Circus%elephant apparently stepped on him at Yamba yesterday.
CIRCUS TRAGEDY: The scene where a man was killed when a Stardust Circus%elephant apparently stepped on him at Yamba yesterday.

2007-12-28 - Yamba, Australia , PETER ELLEM

THE close-knit Stardust Circus community is in mourning after one of its two star performing elephants crushed a handler to death at Yamba late yesterday. A police spokesman last night confirmed that the unidentified man, aged in his sixties, was found by a fellow male handler lying facedown with a serious back injury in an elephant exercise enclosure about 5.15pm. While WorkCover has been called in to investigate the fatality, police who attended the scene are still unsure whether the victim ha...

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