Crash victim named
Thursday, 24 July 2014 -
Police can now release the name of the
youth who died in a head-on collision on State Highway 2,
Mangamutu, 5 kilometres south of the Pahiatua Township
He was Cheyenne Ihaka, aged 16, of
Officer are continuing to speak to witnesses to
piece together the events leading up to the crash.
37-year-old female driver of the Mazda vehicle remains in a
serious condition and the 17-year-old male passenger of the
Ford vehicle remains in a moderate condition in the
Palmerston North Hospital.
The crash investigation is
ongoing and the death has now been referred to the
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