The victims from three recent fatal crashes have been named.

Police said Whetu Peke, 17, of Ngatea died when he was hit by a car on February 10 on Wharepoa West Rd in Kerepehi, Waikato.

The driver of the car was assisting with inquiries.

The two people killed in a crash on SH3 south of Otorohanga on February 10 were Albertus Koopen, 80, of Otorohanga and Richard Rauwhero, 45, of Taumarunui.

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The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

And the woman killed in a crash on Tauhei Rd, near Morrinsville on February 9 was 34-year-old Casey Walker of Morrinsville.

Her husband suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.