Horowhenua crash victim named

The elderly woman who died in a head-on crash north of Wellington yesterday has been named by police.

She was 84-year-old Gloria Adair Good, of Waikawa Beach at Levin.

The crash happened on State Highway 1 at Manakau in Horowhenua about 1pm.

Ms Good was driving a Toyota when it appeared to cross the centreline and into the path of a Mitsubishi 4WD, police said.

She died at the scene.

The sole occupant of the other vehicle, an 80-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Palmerston North Hospital as a precaution.

Inquiries into the cause of the crash were continuing, police said.


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