Police and emergency services look over the burned out wreckage of a car where the driver died after it hit a tree and caught fire west of Iluka. Photo: Adam Hourigan
Police and emergency services look over the burned out wreckage of a car where the driver died after it hit a tree and caught fire west of Iluka. Photo: Adam Hourigan

FIERY FATAL: Police reveal identity of Iluka crash victim

POLICE have released the identity of a woman who was killed in a fiery single-car crash near Iluka on July 29.

The woman was 24-year-old Rochelle White from Ballina.

Grafton police officer-in-charge Chief Inspector Jo Reid said Ms White had been identified via dental records, and a probability statement submitted to the coroner by crash investigators had been accepted.

Insp Reid had previously described the scene as “horrific” for emergency services and witnesses.

>>> ORIGINAL STORY: One dead in single-car collision near Iluka 

Insp said numerous witnesses described the car as driving at excessive speed and erratically before the collision.

Fatal crash on Iluka Road: Police speak about a single-car crash where the driver was killed instantly after colliding with a tree west of Iluka
Fatal crash on Iluka Road: Police speak about a single-car crash where the driver was killed instantly after colliding with a tree west of Iluka