18 Sep 2009

Two die on South Island roads

3:35 pm on 18 September 2009

Two men died in separate road crashes in the South Island overnight.

An Ashburton man aged 21 was killed at about 1.30am on Friday, after a car hit a power pole on Wakanui Road just outside the town.

And a 54-year-old man died when his vehicle hit a bank on State Highway 85 at Stoneburn in the Waitaki district at about 2.30am.