Man fatally struck by off duty officer’s vehicle named

    Kuo tuku mai 'e he kau polisi' 'a e hingoa 'o e tokotaha ko ia ne mate 'i hano tui'i 'e he 'ōfisa polisi ne 'ikai ngāue he pō Falaite'. Ko hono hingoa ko Tou'anga Kamea ta'u 37 mei Fangaloto. Kuo faka'ilo ai e 'ofisi polisi' ki he faka'uli konā, faka'uli he me'alele ta'e peleti fika pea pehē ki he faka'uli ta'etokanga fakatupunga ha mate.

    Police have named the 37- year-old man killed by a vehicle driven by an off duty Police officer as Tou’anga Kamea.

    Kamea of Fangaloto died in hospital two hours after the crash last Friday night June 1 at around 11:15pm in Kolofo’ou.

    As Kaniva News reported, the off duty  Police officer has been charged with reckless driving causing death, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving a vehicle with no number plate.

    The 51-year-old officer  allegedly crashed into a vehicle driven by the deceased, Police commissioner Steve Caldwell said.

    The accused was driving a UT Ford van heading north on Vaha’akolo rd before he failed to give way at a roundabout crashing into the driver’s door of a white car driven by the victim.

    The arrested officer is in custody while investigation continues.

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