Workplace incident on West Coast, South Island

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious workplace incident on Upper Buller Gorge Road, where a woman was reported to have been electrocuted.

Police were called about 1.15pm.

The woman has since died at the scene.

The matter will be referred to WorkSafe and the Coroner.

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