Saturday May 24
A four year-old Manurewa
boy who was struck by a passing vehicle when on Sykes Rd
outside his home at 12.50pm today, has since died in
He was Kingi Te Ao Reneti and he was
playing with a group of friends at the time of the
The Counties/Manukau Serious Crash Unit is
investigating the fatality.
The driver of the vehicle has
co-operated with Police and has been advised of the
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