6 Jul 2015

Woman killed in Southland farm accident

2:33 pm on 6 July 2015

A police and Worksafe investigation is underway into the death of a woman in a farm accident in Southland yesterday.

The 32-year-old woman was found by a family member lying near a tractor in a winter feed paddock on their farm in Kaiwera, near Gore.

Police said the dead woman had been distributing feed to cattle alone when the accident happened.