Driver killed in forklift accident named

Police have named a 24-year-old man killed when the forklift he was driving rolled at his Whangarei workplace yesterday morning.

Mark John Blinco died at the scene at Kiwi Timber Protection Ltd.

WorkSafe New Zealand is investigating the death and the matter has been referred to the coroner.

A company spokesman said he was unable to comment on the incident at this stage.

- NORTHERN ADVOCATE

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