Brothers’ deaths ‘avoidable’
happened on the rural Tirohanga Rd near Taupo [Kinleith Forest]] late on Friday night, an ‘‘absolutely avoidable tragedy’’.
Police have extended their sympathies to the friends and family of the victims.
A member of the No 34 Squadron South Waikato paid tribute to Thor on Saturday afternoon.
The unnamed squadron leader said: ‘‘Six months ago this fine young gentleman came to me and told me he wanted to join No34 (South Waikato District)sqn ATC as one of this Units first Cadet Corps Cadets.
‘‘I was so proud to welcome him into my Unit as he talked about wanting a career in the Army.
‘‘Officers and cadets from No34 Sqn and New Zealand Cadet Forces would like to extend our most sincere condolences to the Sullivan family.’’
A funeral service was to be held on Wednesday.