22 Sep 2008

Third Kaitaia car crash victim dies

11:05 am on 22 September 2008

A third person has died as a result of a car crash in the Far North on Friday.

Kayla Gwen Goodhue, 19, of Kaitaia, died in Whangarei Hospital on Saturday.

Ms Goodhue suffered severe head injuries when a car carrying four young people veered off the road west of Kaitaia, before rolling and hitting a power pole.

The driver and another passenger were killed instantly.

Police are still looking for the fourth person, Mark Wynyard, who was apparently uninjured and fled the scene.