Brightwater crash victim named

Police are now able to release the name of the motorcyclist who died in a crash in Brightwater, Nelson on the afternoon of March 31.

He was 64-year-old Douglas Charles Cater, of Nelson, says a police spokesperson.

"The single motorcycle crash happened at the intersection of Teapot Valley Road and Waimea West Road.

"Mr Cater's death has been referred to the Coroner."