Tuesday, 5 October 2004 - 5:01pm |

Name released for Kapiti Coast crash victim

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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-La’asaga, aged 36, of Porirua.

Mr Tunumafono-La’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.


Released by:

Kaye Calder
Wellington Police District communications manager
Tel 04 496 3464 or 0274 373 020