Central Otago Mirror - - WANAKA NEWS -

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.

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