WorkSafe investigating death of child at Ōpōtiki dairy farm

WorkSafe is investigating after a child died at an Ōpōtiki dairy farm.

St John ambulance. Source: Supplied

According to WorkSafe the child died last night.

"We understand the incident occurred on Thursday evening and involved a child being fatally injured," WorkSafe says.

Police told Stuff the person who died was on the farm, rather than working.

Death on farm near Hastings being investigated by WorkSafe

This is the third death which has occurred on a farm this week.