Fatal crash Otorohanga Friday night
One person can now be confirmed as deceased after a
motorbike collided with a car on Scown Road, Waikato last
night, 19 October.
The crash occurred around 7.30pm.
motorcyclist unfortunately died at the scene.
driver of the car had minor injuries.
motorcyclist can be named as Ethan Nathaniel Bishop, aged
18, from Otorohanga.
Our thoughts are with his family and
friends at this tragic
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