Man killed in ute crash near Dunback named

Police have released the name of the man who died after the ute he was travelling in rolled on a farm near Dunback on Sunday afternoon.

He was 50-year-old Craig Porter of Palmerston.

A statement from police this afternoon extended their sympathies to his family.

The Serious Crash Unit continued to investigate the cause of the single-vehicle crash and WorkSafe had been advised, it said.

At the time of the crash the vehicle's other occupant, a 21-year-old man, sustained moderate injuries.

He was flown from the scene to Dunedin Hospital.

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