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Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 12:35pm |

Name release: Serious crash on SH27, Waikato

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Police can now confirm a man has died following a crash on State Highway 27, north of Matamata, on Wednesday 20 March.

Neeraj Sharma, 27, died in hospital on Friday 22 March.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the two-vehicle crash are ongoing.


Issued by Police Media Centre