A promising young Cromwell sportsman died today as a result of injuries received in a quad bike accident at the weekend.

Andrew Grubb, 20, died in Dunedin Hospital early this morning, a police spokeswoman said.

He was injured after falling off the quad bike in Cromwell early on Sunday.

Mr Grubb was a member of the Otago Country rugby team and was also in the North Otago cricket team.

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Police were grateful for the help they had received from the public in relation to this incident, the spokeswoman said.

The cause of the accident was still being investigated.