Police name teenager killed in single car crash

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Jun 14, 2024 |

Police have named the teenager who died in a crash on State Highway 8, Alexandra on Tuesday morning.

He was 19-year-old Sebastian Henry Waldron, from Alexandra.

Acting Sergeant James McDonald said the Serious Crash Unit attended and enquiries into the circumstances of this tragic event were ongoing.

“Crashes of this nature are incredibly confronting, and we have arranged the appropriate support for those members of the public who were first at the scene, as well as our staff.

“We thank every one of them for their assistance and bravery.

We understand an event like this sends shock through the local community, and we send our sincerest condolences to Mr Waldron’s family.”

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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