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17 Mar 2018 19:12
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  •   Home > News > Motoring

    Truck driver killed on forestry road named

    The truck driver who died in a crash on Wainui Road, near Kinleith, on Friday may have suffered a medical event before the crash.

    Police have named the truck driver who died in a crash on Wainui Road, near Kinleith, on Friday.

    He was Edward Tumaru Pahuru, 57, from Mangakino.

    Police are investigating the possibility Mr Pahuru suffered a medical event prior to the crash.

    The crash happened on a forestry road and emergency services were contacted at 1.27pm on Friday.

    Mr Pahuru was the sole occupant of the truck.

    The death has been referred to the coroner.


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