Name release – fatal crash Tokanui, Southland

Name release – fatal crash Tokanui, Southland

Southern

Police can now release the name of the woman who died in a crash on Mataura Island-Fortrose Road in Southland last week.

She was 63-year-old Jeanette Helen Ruddenklau of Tokanui.

Police extend our sympathies to her loved ones.

Initial enquiries indicate that the crash occurred at around 3pm on Saturday 25th August. However the vehicle was not located until around 8:15am on Sunday 26th August.

The Serious Crash Unit investigation is continuing.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre