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Police seek male driver in relation to fatal crash

Police seek male driver in relation to fatal crash in Beachlands last Thursday

Counties Manukau Police urgently wish to speak with a young male who was driving West along Whitford Maraetai Road just before 11pm last Thursday 4 August.

Police believe the driver may have stopped and talked briefly with 19 year-old Jacinta Waipouri who was fatally hit by another vehicle a short time later, along with her friend 24 year-old Helen Dando who sustained serious injuries and is recovering in hospital.

If you know who this driver is or have any other information that could help Police determine the circumstances leading up to this fatal crash, please contact Constable Rebecca Dearing at the Serious Crash Investigation Unit on 09 261 1318.

ENDS

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