Man dies in Nelson sawmill accident

Last updated 14:26 25/07/2012

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A man has died after an accident at a Nelson sawmill.

Emergency services were called to the Waimea Sawmillers in Beatty St, Tahunanui this afternoon.

A St John ambulance spokesman confirmed that there had been an industrial accident involving a male employee. He was was declared dead at the scene after being trapped under a pile of timber.

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