Police release names of car crash victims

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty
  • North Island: East Coast

Police have named three people who died in separate car crashes in the Bay of Plenty and Central Hawkes Bay on Sunday.

A two-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 north of Taupo killed 18-year-old Stevie Rangataua Alexander from Auckland. She died at the scene.

Later that afternoon 68-year-old Monty Broughton from Taupo was involved in a single vehicle crash and he passed away the same day in Rotorua Hospital.

Police are investigating the circumstances around the accident which killed Mr Broughton.

In Central Hawkes Bay  20-year-old Bradley Charles Dobby was killed in a crash on State Highway 2 near Waipawa.