Whakamaru crash victim named

Whakamaru crash victim named

Bay of Plenty

Police are now able to name a man who died in a crash at Whakamaru at the weekend as 19-year-old William Morgan.

Mr Morgan is a UK citizen who was in New Zealand on a working visa.

He had been travelling along SH32 Whakamaru in the early hours of Sunday, 13 December when his vehicle has left the road and collided with a culvert pipe.

A serious crash investigation is ongoing.

Media enquiries should be referred to Communications Manager Kim Perks on 027 234 8256.