Police are now able to confirm the name of the man who died after his car crashed into the Buller River on Saturday Evening, April 29.
He was 40 year old Jeremy Carnahan, of Marlborough.
Police extend their sympathies to Mr Carnahan's family and friends at this difficult time.
Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash and as such there is no further information available at this time.
Police wish to thank members of the public who alerted them to the vehicle in the first instance, as well as Westport SAR volunteers who assisted at the scene.
Issued by Police Media Centre