17 Aug 2010

Rubbish truck worker killed

3:43 pm on 17 August 2010

A worker in South Auckland has died after being run over by a rubbish truck.

Police say it happened at 10am on Tuesday in the suburb of Brookby, near Clevedon, in South Auckland.

They say the rubbish truck was reversing along the road as two workers walked alongside, when one of them was run over.

Police and the Department of Labour are investigating.