Fatal incident on Lake road

Emergency services responded to a vehicle incident on the Lake Waikaremoana road at Piripaua near Tuai yesterday afternoon when a vehicle was reported to have gone off the road.

A 68-year-old man from Wairoa in the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police said the man had suffered a medical event prior to his vehicle leaving the road.

There were no other vehicles involved.

Emergency services responded to a vehicle incident on the Lake Waikaremoana road at Piripaua near Tuai yesterday afternoon when a vehicle was reported to have gone off the road.

A 68-year-old man from Wairoa in the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police said the man had suffered a medical event prior to his vehicle leaving the road.

There were no other vehicles involved.

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