Bay man killed in Waitomo crash

Police have named the Bay of Plenty man who died in a truck crash in the Waikato yesterday morning.

He was 56-year-old Albert Frans Devries of Rotorua.

Police's thoughts are with his family and friends, says Sergeant Warren Shaw.

“Police are hoping to speak with the driver of a dark coloured utility vehicle which was travelling westbound on Te Anga Road between 10-10.30am yesterday.

“We would like to speak with the driver in order to gather all the information needed to establish the circumstances of the crash.

“We ask that the driver, or anyone who knows who they may be, contacts Te Kuiti Police on 07 878 1450.”