Fatal bike crash: 12 Km South of Te Aroha
Location: 12 Km South of Te Aroha
Fatal bike crash
Short description: Fatal bike crash
A motorcyclist has been killed
in a crash on Thompsons Track about 12 kms from Te Aroha.
Police, Ambulance and the Westpac rescue helicopter
attended but the rider died at the scene.
serious crash unit will be investigating the cause of the
crash. No further details are available at this time.
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