A man who died on a quad bike near Marton on Monday has been named by police.

He was 41-year-old Matthew (Matt) Beaven of Marton.

The accident happened on a farm just off Tutanei Rd near Marton, about 10am on Monday.

Police attended the scene with local emergency services, as well as a rescue helicopter from Palmerston North, however Mr Beaven was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police said they were continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.

The accident was also under investigation by Work Safe New Zealand, police said.