James Ihaka is a Herald reporter based in Hamilton.

Man dies after becoming trapped in fertiliser spreader

File photo / Thinkstock
File photo / Thinkstock

A man died after becoming trapped in a fertiliser spreader near Matamata this morning.

Firefighters were called to the Okauia property on Old Te Aroha Rd about 11.30am after reports of a man becoming stuck in the spreader.

Northern Fire Communications spokesman Jaron Phillips said details were scarce but the man died at the scene and police were attending the incident.

- NZ Herald

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