Bay of Plenty - Fatal Crash
District: Bay Of Plenty
Short Description: Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash in Edgecumbe
Whakatane Police are investigating a fatal crash that
occurred in Edgecumbe at about 10.50pm last night.
vehicle hit a tree and the two occupants died at the scene.
Whakatane Police will provide another press release later
in the morning with more details.
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