10 Jan 2012

Third teenager arrested after fatal street race

2:32 pm on 10 January 2012

Police in Auckland have arrested and charged a third teenager after a fatal street race crash in the suburb of Mount Wellington.

Shaun Ryan Fitzpatrick, 22, of Pakuranga, died when his car was hit by a stolen vehicle as it ran a red light while racing another vehicle just before 3am on Saturday.

Two teenagers were charged on Sunday in relation to the crash.

Detective Senior Sergeant John Sutton says another teenager from South Auckland was charged on Monday morning with dangerous driving causing death.

It is believed he was racing the other vehicle just before the crash.

Police are not ruling out further charges.