A 29-year-old man has been charged following a fatal crash on the Tauranga Eastern Link Road near Papamoa earlier this year.
Uthai Phonphong was killed in the crash which occurred on 17 January 2021.
The 29-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter, conspiracy to deal a Class A drug and conspiracy to deal a Class B drug. He will be appearing in the Tauranga High Court on 26 May 2021.
Police would like to thank everyone in the community who helped with information for this enquiry.
Issued by Police Media Centre