Crash in Whanganui now a fatal

Crash in Whanganui now a fatal

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Police previously reported that the crash in Castlecliff was between a truck and a pedestrian.  

The crash was in fact between a truck and a 50cc motor scooter.

The scooter driver, a man in his 20s has since died.

The road is now open and the Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

The name of the deceased will be released when all next of kin have been advised.

Our thoughts go to the family at this sad time.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre