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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police can confirm a person has died following a crash in Waterview early this morning.

A ute collided with a traffic light pole near the intersection of Alford Street and Great North Road just after 3am.

Two other occupants were injured, one seriously, a third person has minor injuries.

Diversions are in place, and will be for sometime, as heavy lifting equipment is required to remove the vehicle.

Enquiries are continuing to locate and advise next of kin.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre

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