SHORT & SHARP
Fatal crash victim named
A man killed in a car crash at near Lake Hawea on Sunday morning has been named as Hayden Lloyd Mapp, 34. Mapp died after crashing his Toyota Landcruiser on Cemetery Rd between 1am and 2.30am. Police said it appeared Mapp had overcorrected after drifting on to a gravel verge before the vehicle flipped several times. He owned Hawea company Truck’n’Track.
Child on road
Wanaka police had a call during the week expressing concern about a young child found alone on a busy road. The passing driver was worried as they could have hit the child. Police said the incident was a timely reminder to watch out for children around town, not just school zones; amoment’s inattention and they could be in serious danger.