Truck driver killed on forestry road named

  • 14/01/2018
The death has been referred to the coroner.
The death has been referred to the coroner. Photo credit: file

Police have named the truck driver who died in a crash on Wainui Rd, near Kinleith, on Friday.

He was Edward Tumaru Pahuru, 57, from Mangakino.

Police are investigating the possibility Mr Pahuru suffered a medical event prior to the crash.

The crash happened on a forestry road and emergency services were contacted at 1:27pm on Friday.

Mr Pahuru was the sole occupant of the truck.

The death has been referred to the coroner.

NZN