Police have released the name of a Paengaroa man who was killed in a collision near Te Puke yesterday afternoon.
A Ford coupe hot rod collided head-on with a truck on State Highway Two at Pongakawa.
The driver and sole occupant of the hot rod was killed instantly.
He was 64-year-old Kevin Carran.
The truck driver was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries and his passenger suffered minor leg injuries.
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