Man killed after van hits embankment

Last updated 20:43 30/01/2013

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A 46-year-old man was killed when his van left the road and struck an embankment in Tauranga today.

The accident happened on State Highway 36, Pyes Pa Road, about 1pm.

Police said the driver was the sole occupant.

His name is being withheld until members of his family have been notified.

Police said they would like to speak with the driver and passenger of a blue vehicle which stopped and assisted at the crash scene and any other witnesses.

They asked them to contact Sergeant Wayne Hunter at Tauranga South Station on 578 3460. 

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