Topic: Water Safety

Fatal accident off Te Kōpua bridge, Raglan

updated By Te Kāea
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

A 16-year-old boy died after jumping from the Te Kōpua bridge in Raglan today.

Police say a group of teenagers were jumping off the bridge and one landed on top of the 16-year-old causing him to submerge.

Friends and family located the male around 10 minutes later and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Police are continuing investigations into the incident.