24 Mar 2011

Road worker killed in Waikato

8:26 pm on 24 March 2011

A road worker has died in an accident in which police believe a tarseal spraying truck ran over him.

The accident happened on the rural Woodlands Road, north-east of Hamilton, at 3.30pm on Thursday.

The 55-year-old man from Huntly suffered serious injuries and died a short time later at the scene.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating and the Department of Labour has been informed by police.