21 Dec 2008

Woman dies after falling from ute

5:29 pm on 21 December 2008

A young woman has died after falling off the back of a ute in Dargaville.

The 17-year-old sustained a significant head injury following the accident on Ripiro Beach on Saturday at 10am.

She died at Whangarei Hospital early on Sunday morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.