A woman was killed on a Waikato farm yesterday when the
vehicle she was driving rolled down a bank.
Emergency services were called to a rural property off
Findlay Rd in Maramarua about 1pm where they arrived to find
a John Deere all-terrain vehicle had rolled down a bank.
Shirley Ann Soppet, 62, was inside the vehicle and died at
It is not yet known if there were any other people inside at
the time but it is believed ambulance staff treated a second
The accident is being investigated by the Waikato Serious
Crash Unit and the Department of Labour, and the death has
been referred to the coroner.
- Herald Online