Police name dead child

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Police have named the 18 month-old killed in a crash on Sunday as Kiriwhakairo Riverton Parata-Elia.

He was from Belmont, Auckland.

Eastern Bay of Plenty road policing manager Sergeant Ray Wylie said a police investigation into the cause of the crash was continuing.

The crash happened on Sunday morning around 6am when a 4WD vehicle left the road and flipped on SH2 at Waiotahi, west of Opotiki.

The vehicle was found upside down in a drain.

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