*"Pukekohe crash fatal"*
The man whose vehicle was found
crashed into a tree at the intersection of Buckland and
Tuakau roads yesterday has since died. He was 75 years old
(not in his 80s as previously stated).
Manukau Police Serious Crash Unit is still looking for any
information on the vehicle's journey prior to the crash.
Anyone who saw the black Isuzu Bighorn registration WE2879
before midday yesterday is asked to contact Constable Amy
Weston on 09 261 1302 or to provide information anonymously
contact the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
*"Pukekohe Fatal - correction"*
registration of the vehicle is WE8279.
The deceased was
74 years of
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