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Man named in fatal crash

Leighton Heikell
Elizabeth Thomson

Motorcyclist killed in fiery crash on Aldwins Rd in Phillipstown, Christchurch.

The man who died in a crash on Aldwins Rd on Tuesday night has now been named by police.

Zackery Levi Henry Carrick, 20 of Christchurch has been identified as the deceased.

Police said Carrick's motorcycle collided with a car on Aldwins Rd, just north of the Ferry Rd intersection.

The motorcycle caught on fire after the crash. 

Aldwins Rd was closed Tuesday as the Serious Crash Unit continues to investigate the crash.

Police thanked members of the public who helped following the crash. 

Police have asked anyone with information on the crash to contact them.