10 Feb 2014

Man dies when forklift rolls

5:41 pm on 10 February 2014

A man has been killed in a forklift accident in Whangarei.

The 24-year-old worker died at the scene after the forklift he was driving rolled, pinning him beneath it.

The accident happened about 10.45am on Monday at a Whangarei timber company.

Police and Worksafe New Zealand are investigating, and the death has been referred to the coroner.