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Australian soldier killed in NZ road accident

Australian soldier killed in NZ road accident

Australian soldier killed in NZ road accident

Updated 16 February 2013, 18:19 AEDT

An Australian soldier has been killed in a road accident near Burnham, on New Zealand's South Island.

Christchurch police say the man died after being struck by a truck and trailer while he was walking along a highway.

The name of the soldier has not been released.