Man killed in tree felling incident
Man killed in tree felling
Thursday, 19 December 2013 -
A 20-year-old Levin man has died this
morning in a tree felling incident near Levin.
incident occurred on State Highway 1, near Oturoa Road at
The man was felling trees on a forestry block when
he was struck by a falling tree. The man's colleagues
immediately notified emergency services and first aid was
administered to the man however he died at the
Police, fire and ambulance were in
Police have referred the matter to workplace
safety inspectors for investigation.
No further details
about the deceased will be released until his next of kin
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