Porirua Police have released the name of a man killed in a road crash on Centennial Highway, State Highway 1, between Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki yesterday.
He was Pesamino Tunumafono-Laâ€™asaga, aged 36, of Porirua.
Mr Tunumafono-Laâ€™asaga was the driver of a southbound car which crossed the centre line and collided with a truck and trailer unit around midday yesterday. The truck driver was badly shaken but unhurt.
State Highway 1 was closed for about 3.5 hours while the wreckage was cleared. The fatality happened not far from a crash last month in which four elderly people died.
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