Body recovered in water near Twizel

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Jan 15, 2023 |

A body has been recovered in the water near Ōhau B Canal Bridge on State Highway 8, where a car crashed this morning.

While formal identification is yet to be completed, the deceased person is believed to be associated with the car that was located in the water earlier.

A search had been underway since the car plunged off a bridge south of Twizel this morning

Police National Dive Squad searched a car.

In a statement, police thanked motorists for their patience, and “everyone who assisted with the search effort today.”

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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