Man killed in forestry accident

08:46, Jan 11 2013

A 19-year-old man was killed after he was hit by a log in a forestry accident near Whakatane this afternoon.

Police say the teenager was struck by a log about 4pm, near Sisam Valley Raod, Taneatua and died at the scene. The matter has been referred to the coroner.


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