Young man killed in van crash named

POLICE have released the name of the young man who died in the van crash at Awamate Road, Frasertown, near Wairoa on Sunday night.

He was 22-year-old Ryan Glen Crisp of Gisborne.

Mr Crisp was one of four men in the van when it rolled, shortly after police allege the driver failed to stop when he was being pulled over for speeding.

“The police serious crash team were back at the crash scene yesterday,” said Senior Sergeant Tony Bates of Wairoa police.

“They are still completing their inquiries to finalise their report.”

One of the other men in the van remains in a stable condition in a general ward at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland.

The circumstances of the brief police vehicle pursuit that was terminated shortly before the crash has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Authority.

POLICE have released the name of the young man who died in the van crash at Awamate Road, Frasertown, near Wairoa on Sunday night.

He was 22-year-old Ryan Glen Crisp of Gisborne.

Mr Crisp was one of four men in the van when it rolled, shortly after police allege the driver failed to stop when he was being pulled over for speeding.

“The police serious crash team were back at the crash scene yesterday,” said Senior Sergeant Tony Bates of Wairoa police.

“They are still completing their inquiries to finalise their report.”

One of the other men in the van remains in a stable condition in a general ward at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland.

The circumstances of the brief police vehicle pursuit that was terminated shortly before the crash has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Authority.

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