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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

One person has died following a two-vehicle crash.

One person has died following a crash on Wairiri Road, Glentunnel.

The two-vehicle crash occurred about 10:50pm.

When Police arrived one person was located critically injured while another had received moderate injuries.

A rescue helicopter was dispatched, but the critically injured man died before being transported to hospital.

The road was closed for a number of hours while the Serious Crash Unit examined the scene.

It has now reopened.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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