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Man appears in court after fatal impaling

16:19 Sat Feb 9 2013
AAP
A man is facing charges relating to a car crash in which a 19-year-old man died in Orakei in Auckland.
A man is facing charges relating to a car crash in which a 19-year-old man died in Orakei in Auckland.

A teenager has appeared in court over the death of a 19-year-old who was impaled by a metal rod in a car crash in Auckland.

Andrew Dausia, also 19, of Glen Innes, entered no plea to charges of reckless driving causing death and driving while disqualified when he appeared in court on Saturday, the NZ Herald reported.

David Sionepulu, of Panmure, was killed in the single-car crash on Ngapipi Road in Orakei in the early hours of Thursday.

A front-seat passenger, he was impaled by a steel rod from a fence which went through his torso just under his heart when the car crashed through a fence.

Witnesses saw the driver leave the scene.

Dausia was arrested on Friday night.

Police have said it's likely speed and alcohol played a part in the crash.

Dausia was released on bail to reappear in Auckland District Court on Thursday.

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