Tractor crash victim named

Tractor crash victim named

Central

Police can now name the man who died after the tractor he was driving crashed down a bank just north of Taumarunui yesterday morning (10 April, 2014).

He was Justin Erni, aged 28, of Taumarunui. Mr Erni drove for a local agricultural company.

The Serious Crash Unit is continuing to investigate the crash along with the Police Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit and WorkSafe New Zealand.

In due course the matter will be referred to the Coroner.

There will be no further Police comment.

ENDS