19 Dec 2016

Teenagers killed in Southland crash named

8:54 pm on 19 December 2016

Two young people who died in a collision in Southland on Friday have been named.

They are 18-year-old Shanae Bruce and her passenger, 14-year-old Jaykob Yaxley.

The pair died when their Honda hatchback hit another car on Lorne-Dacre Rd in Rakahouka on Friday afternoon.

Two other people were injured.

The police say the crash was a tragic event so close to Christmas.

They say the cause of the crash is still to be determined.