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80-year-old Wellington diplomat killed in crash between car and 4WD at Sanson

News from NZ Police
Police have named the man who died in a two-vehicle crash on Friday afternoon on State Highway 1, near Sanson.

He was Kenneth William Piddington, aged 80, of Wellington.

The Serious Crash Unit is continuing to investigate the crash and the death has been referred to the Coroner.

Dead man was diplomat and conservationist

Wellington.Scoop – February 28
One person is dead and another has been seriously injured in a crash on State Highway One south of Sanson this afternoon.

Police and emergency services were called just after 4.00pm following the crash between a car and a four wheel drive vehicle.

The main road has stayed open.

The Police Serious Crash unit is investigating.