New Yorker killed in New Zealand named as Carol Ann MacMillan
Posted by te2ataria on November 29, 2016
American tourist crushed to death in Bay of Plenty was Carol Ann MacMillan
Name release – Tauranga fatal crash – Bay of Plenty of Deaths
Police have finally released details of an American tourist who was violently crushed to death in Tauranga on Tuesday 22 November 2016.
She was Carol Ann MacMillan, from the United States. The New York woman was killed on cruise ship shore excursion in Tauranga.
The victim was on a short cycle excursion with several other passengers when the truck hit her near the Tauranga Harbour Bridge at approximately 12:15pm, just four hours after the ship had berthed at the Port of Tauranga.
She had been travelling with her husband and friends on the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice.
Other News in Drips…
Deadly crash at Amberley (near Christchurch)
A woman has died following a serious crash on State Highway 1 near Amberley, North Canterbury. It occurred at approximately 11.15am and involved a Honda Civic and a car-carrier truck.
Names released in recent fatal crashes
Clova Bay fatal crash
Man killed on Sunday 27 November in Clova Bay was 51-year-old Stephen Stratford who lived in Nelson, Tasman Police said
Te Ore Ore Bideford Road fatal crash
The man who was killed in yesterday’s crash on Te Ore Ore Bideford Road in Wairarapa was Garth Katene Weston, 37-years-old, who lived in Masterton.
Suspicious Fatal Crash near Te Kaha [Bay of Plenty of Deaths] – name release
The motorcyclist who was killed at the scene was Don Henry Turei Junior, 38, from Tawera.
“Mr Turei and his brother, who was travelling on another motorbike, had left a family wedding at Raukokere Church and were on their way to the wedding reception when the crash occurred.
“It is believed that Mr Turei was hit by a white Honda Odyssey-type van, which immediately left the scene of the crash.” http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-crash-near-te-kaha-name-release
A burnt-out, white Honda vehicle has since been located near the banks of the Raukokore River, a short distance from where Don Henry Turei Junior was killed, police said.