A person has died after being hit by a "work" vehicle that rolled down a driveway in Canterbury.
The incident happened about 4pm on Tuesday in Bayview Crescent, Duvauchelle, in the Banks Peninsula.
A police spokeswoman said a 53-year-old man had been carrying out landscape work on a property, when he was struck by an unoccupied vehicle that had rolled down a driveway.
WorkSafe is investigating the incident.
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The death is not being treated as suspicious, and has been referred to the coroner.