Fatal crash victim named

Last updated 14:09 04/03/2014

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The driver who died in a Hawke's Bay two-vehicle crash has been confirmed as Sara-jo Manaena.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the fatal collision which emergency services were called to about 1.50pm yesterday at Maraekakaho on State Highway 50 in the Hastings District.

The driver of one of the vehicles, a black BMW, died at the scene.

She was was Sara-jo Manaena, 25, from Pakipaki. She had been visiting her parents nearby just before the crash.

Her two pre-school aged children were in the car and suffered moderate leg injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 44 year old woman, suffered minor injuries.

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