Falling tree kills man cutting firewood
Temuka man David John Niles was killed instantly when the tree he was cutting fell on him in Temuka at 12.15pm yesterday.
The 61-year-old was a keen motorcyclist and rode with Timaru, Temuka and Geraldine Motorcycle Touring Club (Ttag). The accident occurred during a club event to gather wood for burning at a rally in November.
Timaru CIB is investigating.
- The Timaru Herald