Tractor crushes farmer to death

JOELLE DALLY
Last updated 11:01 07/01/2014

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A North Canterbury farmer has died after being crushed by a tractor.

The man's family today confirmed that Colin Henry Nairn, 63, died in the accident

Nairn died at the scene of the accident about 7.20pm on Saturday.

His wife went to check on him while he was working in the hayshed on their Mandeville Rd property.

She found him trapped between his tractor and stacked hay.

Friends and family attempted CPR, but it was unsuccessful, police said.

St John paramedics were also unable to save him.

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