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Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - 2:56pm |

Name release: Kumara Junction Highway crash

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Police can now release the name of the man who died in a two-vehicle crash on the Houhou Bridge, State Highway 6 about 10.40am yesterday.

He was Robert Wanrooy, 56, of Hokitika.


Issued by Police Media Centre