One dead after farm accident near Whanganui

One dead after farm accident near Whanganui

One person has died after a workplace accident in Ranana, near Whanganui.

Police initially said it was understood the person had been injured in the accident but later confirmed the victim had died.

A police spokesperson said the incident occurred at around 9:30am in Ranana, with the serious crash unit arriving at the property around 10:45am.

St John said two ambulances and a helicopter were sent to the scene.

WorkSafe has been notified.

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