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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

One person has died following a single vehicle crash on SH1, Turangi.

A car left the road and hit a tree at around 11pm last night.

The sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene.

The road was initially closed while the scene was examined and was re-opened shortly after 3am.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are continuing.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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