Forestry worker killed by falling tree

Last updated 12:02 27/11/2012

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LATEST: The 23-year-old forestry worker killed after a tree fell on him at a forestry block in Pongaroa this morning has been named

Reece Joseph Reid, from Whanganui, died at the scene in a remote forestry block on Route 52 in the Northern Wairarapa.

The Business, Innovation and Employment Ministry are making preliminary enquiries in to the incident.

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- Manawatu Standard


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