Wairarapa Police release name of young boy in fatal quad bike accident yesterday

Thursday 11 October 2012, 12:31PM
By New Zealand Police


Wairarapa Police are now able to release the name of the young boy who died as a result of a quad bike accident at a Kahutara Road address in South Wairarapa yesterday morning.

He was 10 year old Shane William White.

Wairarapa Police Response Manager Acting Senior Sergeant Rob Rackliff says Police are continuing their enquiries into Shane's tragic death yesterday on behalf of the Coroner.

"Police and Victim Support are continuing to provide assistance to Shane's family at this sad time."

Given the matter is now before the Coroner, Police will not be making any further comment on the incident.