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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

A 36-year-old man has died following a crash in Newtown shortly after 11pm last night.

While Police were speaking to a man on a motorcyle on Hutchinson Road, the man rode off and was involved in a crash with a car at the intersection of John and Wallace Streets.

The man was transported to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition where he died today.

The driver of the car was un-injured.

Police were not following the man at the time of the crash.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is going.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre

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