14 Jan 2014

Man killed in tractor accident

12:20 pm on 14 January 2014

A man was killed in a tractor accident north of Nelson on Tuesday morning.

The man, 67, died when the tractor he was driving rolled at a Lower Moutere property.

The incident happened at 8.25am, while the man was mowing an apple orchard in Seaview Avenue.

He was pinned underneath the tractor and died at the scene.

A workplace accident investigation is under way.