A 29-year-old man has been charged following a fatal crash on the Tauranga Eastern Link road near Pāpāmoa earlier this year.
Uthai Phonphong was killed in the crash on January 17.
In a statement tonight, police said a 29-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter, conspiracy to deal a Class A drug and conspiracy to deal a Class B drug.
He will be appearing in the Tauranga High Court on May 26.
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Police thanked everyone in the community who helped with information in the case.