Teenage driver killed when car crashes off road, lands upside down in ditch

News from NZ Police
A teenager was killed this morning when his car crashed off a rural road near Sanson.

Manawatu police were called to the crash on Hurst Road at around 8am.

The vehicle left the road and landed upside down in a ditch. The single male occupant was pronounced dead at the scene. He was Jayden Parkinson, aged 17, of Sanson.

The Fire Service and Ambulance also attended.

The Serious Crash Unit has launched an investigation and is conducting an examination of the scene.

Part of the road was cordoned off. with minor impact on passing traffic.


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