Falling tree kills man cutting firewood

21:41, Jul 07 2014

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