Police release name of man who died in Stoke crash


Emergency services at the scene of the crash on Main Rd Stoke at the end of August.

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Emergency services at the scene of the crash on Main Rd Stoke at the end of August.

Police have released the name of a man who died following a crash in Stoke in August.

Nelson local Barrijon Gillman, 47, was the sole occupant of a vehicle which crashed on Main Rd Stoke on the afternoon of August 31.

Gillman died after his vehicle went off the road and hit a fence.

Emergency services responded to the crash at about 5.15pm, but Gillman was unresponsive when they arrived and was unable to be revived.

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Police have extended sympathies to his family and friends.