27 Dec 2012

Teenager killed as motorbike plunges over cliff

6:16 am on 27 December 2012

A 16-year-old Owaka boy has died in a motorbike crash on a farm at Marks Bay in South Otago.

Police say the accident occurred at about 7pm on Wednesday when the youth was riding with two friends.

They say he was unable to stop from going over a very steep cliff and was fatally injured in a fall of about 150 metres.