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Bus crash victims named

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Police can confirm the identity of the two pedestrians who died after they were hit by a bus in Papatoetoe on Saturday.

They were Taylor Charles King, 23, from Papatoetoe and 34-year-old Jeremy Tokotai Kaukasi.

"Our sympathies are with both of these families at this tragic time," says police.

"The deaths have been referred to the Coroner.

"The incident is currently under investigation by the Serious Crash Unit and we are unable to comment further on specific details relating to the crash at this time."

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