Flaxmere man killed in crash

Last updated 10:20 11/04/2014

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A Flaxmere man killed in a crash in the Bay of Plenty on Wednesday has been named.

Te Maari Tamakaimoana Hohua of Flaxmere was a passenger in a car which crashed on Reid Road, Taneatua in the Bay of Plenty.

He was 36.

The southbound vehicle crossed the centre line on a moderate left hand bend and hit a concrete power pole at 6:30pm on Wednesday.

Alcohol and speed were believed to have contributed to the accident, police said.

Police have also named a woman who died when her car and a truck collided at Te Teko near Whakatane at about 8:30am on Thursday.

She was Jacqueline Beryl Coleman, 51, of Whakatane.

Coleman was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Inquiries into both accidents were continuing, police said. 

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