A teenager who died when a car he was travelling in crashed down a steep bank on the West Coast of the South Island has today been named by police.
Danny O'Donnell, a 19-year-old from Waiau, in North Canterbury, died in the crash on Tauranga Bay Rd, near Westport, on Monday.
Mr O'Donnell was a rear seat passenger in the car carrying five people.
Police say a serious crash investigation is ongoing.
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No charges have yet been laid.