Fatal motorcycle crash victim named


A 42-year-old male motorcyclist has died following a crash on the Shaggery Rd, in the Brooklyn Valley near Motueka on Monday.

Joseph Goffe of Tapawera died at the scene after the motorcycle he was riding was in a collision with a van travelling in the opposite direction about 2.45pm.

The three occupants of the van were not injured in the crash.

A serious crash investigation is under way to establish the cause of the crash