The forestry worker killed in an incident in Tararua District
today has been named as 23-year-old Reece Joseph Reid.
The Whanganui man died when a tree fell on him about 7.15am
in a remote forestry block south of Pongaroa, near
Dannevirke, Senior Sergeant Dylan Earle said.
The Government's labour service is investigating the accident
and the death had been referred to the coroner.