25 Nov 2015

Man killed in Auckland industrial accident

5:59 pm on 25 November 2015

A man has died in an industrial accident at a freight company site in Auckland.

Police said they were alerted by ambulance staff at 2.55pm about the incident on Aintree Avenue in Mangere. A truck was involved in the man's death, they said.

They were still trying to contact the next of kin of the worker, who was 54.

WorkSafe New Zealand has been notified and said it was investigating the death at Davies Logistics Limited. It said it could not give any more comment.

On its website, the company is described as a New Zealand-owned and operated international freight forwarder and customs broker.

The Serious Crash Unit is also investigating what happened.