Deceased in Ha’apai fatal car crash named

Police have released the name of the 26-year-old man who died in a fatal crash after a car he was driving in hit a coconut tree over the weekend.

He was Sione Matakaiongo Kava. Police said the accident happened at 7am when the driver allegedly  lost control of the vehicle along Holopeka Rd.

The car was heading southbound before it crashed in Pangai.

Police said an inquest was expected to be held on Tuesday 14.

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