Police name Katikati crash victim

Police have named the man killed in a car crash in the Bay of Plenty yesterday.

He was Gordon Walker, 77, from Katikati.

The crash was discovered just after it occurred by a patrol car on its way to another traffic accident.

Several other people were injured in the accident on State Highway 2, around 4km north of Katikati.

Police said they were continuing to investigate the cause of the crash and asked anyone who had seen it and had not yet been spoken to by police to contact Tauranga police on (07) 577-4300.

Fairfax Media