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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police can confirm one person has died following a crash on Shelly Bay Road, Maupuia last night.

Emergency services were alerted to a car that had left the road and rolled onto rocks at around 9:50pm.

One person was located deceased at the scene. Two other people were transported to Wellington Hospital, with critical and serious injuries.

The road was closed overnight while the Serious Crash Unit examined the scene.

An investigation will follow into the circumstances of the crash.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre 

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