19 Dec 2013

Trapped driver died inside car in river

7:15 am on 19 December 2013

A trapped driver died inside a car that plunged into a remote river south of Whanganui on Wednesday night.

Police say the car went off the road and into the Turakina River, 30km south of Whanganui at about 9pm.

A tow truck pulled the car from the fiver on Thursday morning.