Oamaru traffic crash victim named

Oamaru traffic crash victim named

Canterbury

Police can now name the 14-year-old girl who died after being hit by a car in Oamaru on Tuesday this week.

She was Zara Joy Blackie, of Oamaru.

Police's thoughts are with her family and friends at this time.

A 30-year-old man has been charged with failing to stop in relation to Zara's death, and Police continue to make inquiries around what happened.

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Issued by Police Media Centre