Family mourns tragic accident
THE victim of Monday's bulldozer crash will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Doug Dorrough, 68, died at a property near Tyalgum after the bulldozer he was operating travelled down a large embankment.
The resident of Pumpenbil, near Tyalgum, spent his whole life in the area, Mr Dorrough's sister-in-law, Pat Dorrough, said.
“He was a well-known and well-loved person in the community,” she said.
“He will be missed.”
Mr Dorrough, who had 10 siblings, has left behind two children, Karen and Barry, and a large extended family.
“Doug was a loving brother-in-law anduncle of Anna, Tiana, Damian, Honora, Lewis, Judith and families,” said Mrs Dorrough, who married Mr Dorrough's oldest brother.
“They had great times with their uncle.”
A report is being prepared for the coroner on Mr Dorrough's death.