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Otford man gored by deer

police 8A MAN has sustained chest injuries after being gored by a deer in the Royal National Park.

 The 57-year-old man told police he saw two large stags harassing his tame deer about 3.15pm on Friday, near his home on Bulgo Beach at Otford. The man tried to scare the stags away; however, one charged him and its antler pierced his chest and abdomen.
Paramedics treated the man at the scene but called in their helicopter to airlift him to St George Hospital. Police have been told the man sustained a collapsed lung and internal injuries as a consequence of the attack. He has undergone surgery and his condition is described as stable.

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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  1. Headline: Otford man gored deer ?

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    Posted by Bluey | February 3, 2017, 10:19 am

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