Police can now release the name of the man who was killed in a crash on State Highway 2 near Pongakawa yesterday at approximately 10:30am.
He is 30-year-old Martin John Ferry of Tauranga.
Police offer their sympathies to the friends and family of Mr Ferry at this tragic time.
Police would also like to thank the members of the public who assisted at the scene of the crash and drivers for their patience when using the road diversions.
The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is ongoing therefore Police cannot comment further.
Issued by Police Media Centre