27 Jun 2012

Forestry worker killed in Gisborne

12:30 pm on 27 June 2012

A forestry worker is dead after an accident in a forestry block near Gisborne on Tuesday.

The man, 44, was struck by several trees that were being hauled at a logging site south of the city.

An ambulance spokesperson says the man suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.