28 Feb 2016

Police name German teens killed by falling tree

5:30 pm on 28 February 2016

Two women who were killed in an accident on the Te Anau-Milford Highway on Friday have been named.

They are Julia Mayer and Kathrin Schmitt, both aged 19 from Germany.

The women were driving along the highway about 4.30pm when a beech tree fell and struck their car, police said.