Man killed in workplace accident in Gisborne

Man killed in workplace accident in Gisborne
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A man has died after a forestry accident in Tauwhareparae, Gisborne, on Monday afternoon.

WorkSafe is investigating and says it's believed he hit his head falling off of a hauler, at around 2:30pm.

Police say the area was remote, and is also investigating the circumstances around the death.

It's the second forestry-related death in a week, after a worker died in Marlborough on Thurday afternoon. 

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