10 Aug 2010

Woman dies in quade bike accident

2:05 pm on 10 August 2010

A woman has died in a quad bike accident near Kaikohe in Northland.

Police say the 65-year-old was killed when the vehicle rolled on her farm on Monday afternoon.

They say she appears to have tried to negotiate a steep hill when the quad bike overturned and landed on her, trapping her for some time, until a family member found her.

The police and the Labour Department are investigating.