2 Die in Marsden Ship Accident


Two workers have died in an accident on a Panamanian registered logging ship at Marsden Point tonight.

Police say details are sketchy but a ship employee became trapped in the hold, a second member of the crew became trapped attempting to rescue him and a third went into the hold after them both.

Two men died at the scene and a third was air lifted to Whangarei Hospital in a critical condition.

Police, Department of Labour and Martime Safety teams will be investigating.





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