Skydiver dead after hitting fence

Last updated 18:27 15/11/2012

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A skydiver has died near Wanaka Airport this afternoon.

Emergency services are at the scene, which is across the road from the airport.

It is believed the skydiver hit a fence.

Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Mike Richards confirmed it had been notified of the death and would be investigating as soon as possible.

More to come.

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