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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

A man has died after being electrocuted by power lines this afternoon in Ngatira.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at 4:55 this afternoon.

Sadly the man died at the scene.

Another person was flown to hospital by chopper and remains in a serious condition.

Worksafe was notified and the man’s death has been referred to the Coroner.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre.

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