Train crash victim named

File photo.

Police can now release the name of the man who died following a crash involving a train and an off-road vehicle near Katikati, in the Western Bay of Plenty on Friday night.

He was 53-year-old local man, Matthew Paul Pettigrew.

His death will be referred to the Coroner.


Eyes up

Posted on 26-02-2018 05:42 | By clingon

How about just looking and listening and if there is a train approaching let it go first- trains are quite big so should be easy to spot...


Posted on 25-02-2018 10:21 | By Capt_Kaveman

that anyone crossing a uncontrolled rail line needs to ring in for access

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