Man crushed by wall

00:22, Nov 24 2013
Murphys Rd
Wall collapse: St John Ambulance and Blenheim Volunteer Fire Brigade crews as well as police were called to a Murphys Rd address in Springlands on Saturday when a wall-collapse killed a man.

A 62-year-old man died when the concrete water-feature wall he was working on in a Blenheim garden collapsed.

Police said the man's wife and a neighbour tried to help when the accident happened yesterday afternoon, but he died about 4pm before emergency services arrived.

The incident happened at the man's home in Murphys Rd, Springlands. 

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