Fatal car crash

Last updated 10:31 24/03/2014

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A Patea man died yesterday morning, after a car crash on South Road, near Kakaramea.

Senior Sergeant Mike Hannah, of Hawera Police, said the man, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was travelling north when his car left the road at  7.26am about 1km north of the Ball Rd intersection.  

The man was thrown clear from the vehicle after it flipped over and he died at the scene. Police have not yet released his name.

Mr Hannah said the Serious Crash Unit would be investigating.

The man's body has been released back to his family.

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