Update – Crash, Kawarau River
Police can now confirm a body has been recovered following the crash on State Highway 6 near Victoria Flats Bridge yesterday
The Police National Dive Squad located the body in the partially submerged vehicle this afternoon.
We are yet to formally identify the body and have a number of further inquiries to carry out.
The vehicle has been retrieved from the Kawarau River.
The Coroner has been notified.
--- Otago Lakes Central Area Commander Olaf Jensen