28 Jan 2012

Man electrocuted in North Canterbury

4:52 pm on 28 January 2012

A man has been electrocuted at a property near Culverden in North Canterbury.

Police in Kaikoura say the man died at a rural address on Saturday morning after being hit by a power line that had come down from a pole.

The man was 39-years-old and his name will be released once next of kin have been notified.