Man who died in Tamahere crash named

  • 08/10/2017
The serious crash unit is investigating (file)
The serious crash unit is investigating. Photo credit: file

Police have named the 20-year-old man who died after a car and truck and trailer unit crashed at Tamahere in Waikato.

He was Jordan Bruce Young of Hamilton.

The accident happened on State Highway 1 near the Airport Rd off-ramp at 2:55pm on Saturday.

Mr Young was driving a southbound BMW sedan which crossed the centre line and hit the northbound truck, the Waikato Times reports.

The collision happened about 300m before an area of roadworks that had a reduced speed zone.

The serious crash unit is investigating.

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