5 Dec 2010

Woman killed in farm accident

4:02 pm on 5 December 2010

A woman has been killed in a farming accident near Gore.

The accident occurred on Sunday when grain was been transferred from a truck to a silo.

The 48-year-old suffered head injuries and died at the farm, in the Waikaka Valley.

The police believe there was a mechanical failure.

Officers and the Department of Labour are investigating.