A man who jumped a deer fence and fell eight metres after an incident at an Ohakune bar last night has died.
Emergency services were called to Rimu Street, Ohakune, where the 30-year-old was lying unconscious down a bank.
Police said initial inquiries suggested he was involved in an incident at a local bar, and left the premises.
He then walked along a poorly lit area and jumped over a deer fence which had an eight metre drop on the other side.
The man died at the scene, after emergency services staff tried to resuscitate him.
He was not a local resident, and his details would be released when his family had been notified.
The matter had been referred to the coroner.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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