This media release corrects the name of the 24-year-old man, by adding the family name of 'Cowie'. We apologise for the error.
Police can now release the names of the two people who died in the fatal crash on State Highway One near Riverside Road, south of Dunedin, on Friday 31 March, 2017.
They were Erica Ward, 27, and Cody James Cowie, 24, both of Dunedin.
The Police investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.
Issued by Police Media Centre