Update: Buller River search

Update: Buller River search

Tasman

Police have this evening recovered a vehicle from the Buller River.
 
A search for the vehicle had been under way since shortly before 5pm yesterday, following reports that a car had been seen leaving the road on the Lower Buller Gorge Road.
 
Police have also recovered the body of a man, believed to be the sole occupant of the car.  
 
Formal identification is yet to take place and we do not expect to be able to provide any further information tonight.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by Police Media Centre.