Name release – Methven Highway fatal

Name release – Methven Highway fatal


Police can now name the man killed in a crash on the Methven Highway near Ashburton shortly after 3.30am on Sunday March 5th 2017. 

He was 24-year-old Anthony Dennis Copperwheat, originally from the UK but currently living in Methven.

Police extend their sympathies to Mr Copperwheat’s whanau and friends.

The Serious Crash Unit investigation is continuing.


Issued by Police Media Centre