Apiti crash victim dies
Central, 14 July 2014 - An
18-year-old woman who was a passenger in a single vehicle
crash on Oroua Valley Road, Apiti, on Friday 11 July, 2014
has died in the Palmerston North Hospital.
aged 18, of Feilding died on Saturday 12 July, 2014.
Feilding Police assisted by the Serious Crash Unit is
continuing to investigate the crash. Officers are working to
determine what factors have led to the crash and it is too
early at this stage to comment on any charges.
to extend their sincere condolences to Jessica's family and
seek the support of media in respecting their privacy during
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