Man killed in Lauriston quad bike crash named

Police have released the name of a man who died in a quad bike crash near Ashburton on Sunday.

He was Subash Ghimire (35).

Stuff reports that police were called to a “workplace incident” at a private property in Lauriston about 11am on Sunday, and that a WorkSafe investigation had been launched.

Police gave no more details today but said inquiries were ongoing.


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