15 May 2017

Man trapped under Northland tree dies

5:58 pm on 15 May 2017

A person has died after being trapped under a tree in Northland.

Accident and Emergency

Accident and Emergency Photo: 123RF

Emergency services were called to a rural property on Mataraua Road in Kaikohe shortly before 3pm.

Police said a 32-year-old man died at the scene, which was only accessible by 4WD.

WorkSafe has been advised and the death has been referred to the Coroner.