24 Sep 2021

Person dies after being trapped by fallen tree in rural Canterbury

1:41 pm on 24 September 2021

A person has died after being trapped under a tree in Windwhistle in the Selwyn district.

Emergency services were called to the scene after a report of a person trapped in a paddock off Windwhistle Road about 11.30am.

Police say the person died at the scene.

Enquiries are underway to find out what occurred.