Monday, 27 March 2023 - 10:38am |

Name release - fatal crash, Te Awamutu

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Police are now able to name the pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle on Sloane Street in Te Awamutu on 17 March. 

He was 28-year-old Jonathon Hood, of Ōtorohanga.

Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones. 

Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

Police continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information relating to the vehicle involved to get in touch.

If you can help, please contact Police via our 105 phone service or online at, using Update My Report. Please reference file number 230318/6128.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.


Issued by Police Media Centre.