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Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 1:27pm |
Auckland City

Name release - Southern Motorway incident

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Police can release the name of the man who died following an incident on the Southern Motorway, Auckland, on Thursday May 9.

He was 22-year-old Sauitua Apolinalio.

Police’s thoughts are with his family at this time.

The death has been referred to the Coroner.


NZ Police