Whakamarama fatal crash victim named

Daniel William Thompson, 27, died in a two car crash in Whakamarama on Sunday.

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The name of the man who died in a two car crash in Whakamarama on Sunday has been released by Western Bay of Plenty police.

Road policing manager acting Senior Sergeant Wayne Hunter confirms the man as 27-year-old Daniel William Thompson from Katikati.

Daniel died following a crash between a car and a van on State Highway 2 in Whakamarama.

The crash seriously injured three others who were transported to Tauranga Hospital at the time of the crash.

“Early initial investigation is under way and the cause of the crash is yet to be determined,” says Wayne.

The Serious Crash Unit continues to investigate.

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