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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police can confirm one person has died following the crash involving a train and a truck in Marton.

The crash, which occurred near Saunders Road, was reported around 3:30pm.

The person who died was travelling in the truck.

Cordons are in place at the entrance to Saunders Road while a scene examination takes place. 

An investigation into the circumstances of the crash is underway.

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has been advised.

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Issued by Police Media Centre 

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