A middle-aged man was killed in a car crash on State Highway
45 in Taranaki this afternoon.
Police were called to the crash scene just south of Opunake
Only one vehicle was involved, police duty Inspector Chris
He did not know whether anyone else was travelling in the
Police suspected speed was a factor and investigations were
ongoing, Mr Tate said.
The man's name would be released once police notified his
Traffic had been diverted.