Woman dies after campervan strikes her at Coopernook Forest Campground in NSW

Woman setting up for a night under the stars is killed by her own campervan after it ROLLED and mowed her down in a popular forest

  • A woman, 57, was setting up camp at Coopernook Forest Campground in NSW
  • The campervan she was next to started to roll and knocked her to the ground
  • She was treated on the scene by paramedics before she was taken to hospital
  • The woman died a short time later in hospital as crime scene is established 

A woman has died after a campervan she was setting up rolled and killed her. 

The 57-year-old was setting up camp at Coopernook Forest Campground at Lansdowne Forest on New South Wales’ mid north coast about 6.15pm on Friday.

Suddenly, the campervan began to roll toward the elderly woman and struck her, knocking her on to the ground.

The 57-year-old was setting up camp at Coopernook Forest Campground at Lansdowne Forest on New South Wales' mid north coast about 6.15pm on Friday (stock image)

The 57-year-old was setting up camp at Coopernook Forest Campground at Lansdowne Forest on New South Wales’ mid north coast about 6.15pm on Friday (stock image)

She was treated on the scene by paramedics before she was taken to to Port Macquarie Hospital where she unfortunately died a short time later. 

A crime scene has since been established as police investigate the cause which led to the woman’s death. 

A report will also be prepared for the coroner. 

A campervan rolled and struck the woman onto the ground. She died a short time later in hospital (Pictured: Coopernook Forest Park where the woman was rolled over)

A campervan rolled and struck the woman onto the ground. She died a short time later in hospital (Pictured: Coopernook Forest Park where the woman was rolled over)

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