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Fatal Crash - Far North SH 1

"Fatal Crash - Far North SH 1 - National Alerts"

FATALITY - FAR NORTH

At approximately 2.30am this morning 25/12/2013 a Toyota Hilux was
travelling north on State Highway 1 near Paua Station on Cape Reanga
Northland. After rounding a moderate bend the driver lost control of the
vehicle going into a slide and hitting a bank. This caused the vehicle to
roll, throwing the front seat passenger from the vehicle.

Ambulance officers attended the scene but were unable to revive the passenger
and he died at the scene.

The deceased passenger was Sandy Paul Waenga Brown, (21yrs) of Paua. The
21yr old female driver was flown to Whangarei Hospital by helicopter with
serious injuries, while a second 33yr old female passenger was transferred
to Kaitaia Hospital with lesser injuries.

There is no further information to this matter.

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