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Tauranga Man Named As Victim Of Saturday's SH2 Crash

Police have now released the name of the man who died following a two vehicle crash on State Highway 2, Tanners Point, Saturday 24th February.


He was 55-year-old Ross Brendon Bourne of Tauranga.

Emergency services had been called to the two-vehicle crash at Tanners Point between Katikati and Waihi just before 5pm on Saturday evening.


The crash had closed this section for State Highway 2 for several hours - which is the main route between the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel.


"Police extend our condolences to his family at this difficult time," a Police spokesperson says.


Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.



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