The driver involved in a crash that killed 8-year-old
Katikati girl Jasnoor Kaur has died.
Tauranga police confirmed to the Bay of Plenty Times the
55-year-old Mount Maunganui man died at Tauranga Hospital
early this morning.
Jasnoor, 8, died in the fatal car crash near the Kaimai
Ranges on Thursday.
The man had been in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit after
being taken there in a serious condition following the
The crash happened about 4.30pm on State Highway 29, near the
summit on the Tauranga side of the Kaimais.
The exact cause of the crash was still being investigated but
police said a west-bound vehicle, driven by the man, crossed
the centreline and collided with the vehicle travelling with
Friends of the Kaur family said Jasnoor was a 'beautiful,
bubbly little girl'.