Fatal Crash Oreti Park Speedway, Invercargill
Fatal Crash Oreti Park Speedway,
Invercargill Police are
investigating a fatal crash at the Oreti Park Speedway at
approximately 2 p.m. on 6th April 2013 when a 59 year old
male was killed in a single vehicle collision, involving a
speedway racing bike.
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