29 May 2017

Police name man killed in logging truck crash

2:29 pm on 29 May 2017

Police have released the name of the Northland road worker killed on Friday in a collision with a logging truck.

He was Selwyn Patrick Rewa, 51, of Whangarei.

The Fulton Hogan employee was driving a road-sweeper through roadworks on Otaika Valley Road when he was hit by a log truck travelling in the same direction.

The area was marked as a 30km/h zone.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the fatality.