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Name of truck driver is released

Name of truck driver is released

The driver of a truck which crashed into the Waihohonu Stream from SH1 Desert Road yesterday morning can now be identified as 51-year-old Dave Budge from Porirua, who was known to friends and family as Budgie.

SH1 was re-opened shortly before 9pm last night following a significant search and recovery operation. The truck will be examined over the coming days and an investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.


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