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Police updates – Fatal crashes in Hastings & Te Awamutu, Mangamahu workplace death

Police news 27 March 2023.

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 27 March 2023.

Fatal crash, Maraekakaho Road, Hastings

Police can confirm one person has died in hospital following a crash on Maraekakaho Road on 24 March.

Police were notified of the single-vehicle crash at about 5.40am.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.

The death will be referred to the coroner.

Death following workplace incident, Mangamahu

One person has died following a workplace incident in Otamoa Road, Mangamahu, today.

Emergency services were called to the scene about 11.40am.

WorkSafe has been notified.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.

Name release – fatal crash, Te Awamutu

Police are now able to name the pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle on Sloane Street in Te Awamutu on 17 March.

He was 28-year-old Jonathon Hood, of Ōtorohanga.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

Police continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information relating to the vehicle involved to get in touch.

If you can help, please contact Police via our 105 phone service or online using Update My Report. Please reference file number 230318/6128.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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