Falling tree kills man cutting firewood

ESTHER ASHBY-COVENTRY
Last updated 16:00 06/07/2014

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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.

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- The Timaru Herald

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