16 Sep 2013

Police investigating fatal car crash

12:03 pm on 16 September 2013

Police are investigating a car crash that took the life of a boy on Sunday.

The crash occurred on Kepa Road, a private forestry part of Turangi, just before 12.30pm.

Police say they believe the boy, 14, was the driver of the vehicle and he had two passengers: another boy, 16, and a girl, 15.

All three were out of the vehicle when emergency services arrived.

Police are still confirming exactly what happened by interviewing the survivors, examining the vehicle and conducting a post-mortem.