Name release - fatal crash, Western Bay of Plenty

Name release - fatal crash, Western Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

Police can now release the name of the person who died following a crash on State Highway 2 near Te Puna around 7:15pm on Friday 4 May.

He was 79-year-old Larkie Apaapa of Tauranga.

Police offer their sympathies to his family and friends at this difficult time.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre