Name release - Meeanee, Napier, crash

Name release - Meeanee, Napier, crash

Eastern

Police can now release the names of the two people who died in the crash on Sandy Road, Meeanee, on Thursday 2 August.

They were 31-year-old Janina Pascoe of Napier and 17-year-old Matiu Whatarau of Hastings.

Police extend their sympathies to their families at this difficult time.

The Serious Crash Unit continues to investigate the cause of the crash.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre