Man killed in Putaruru crash named

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

Police have named a Putaruru man who was killed when his vehicle collided with a truck this morning.

Mathew Richard Tai, aged 33, was heading south out of Putaruru when his vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with the truck at about 8am.

Weather conditions may have been a factor in the crash, but police said it was too early to speculate on the cause.

Police reminded motorists to be mindful of weather forecasts, to allow plenty of time for journeys and to drive to the conditions.



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