Man killed in Nelson tree crash named

  • 29/07/2017
The cause of the crash is still being investigated.
The cause of the crash is still being investigated. Photo credit: file

A man killed after a car struck a tree on the Coastal Highway near Nelson has been named by police.

Stoke resident Damien Miru, 32, was one of two people injured in the crash on State Highway 60, near Redwood Valley, on Friday morning.

He had initially been trapped in the car with critical injuries but died after being taken to hospital, police said.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

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