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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police can now confirm two people have died following a serious crash south of Whanganui today.

Emergency services were alerted to a two-vehicle crash on SH3 at Kaitoke at around 5:30pm.

Sadly, two people were located deceased at the scene.

A third person was flown to hospital in a critical condition.

The road has since reopened and an investigation will follow into the circumstances of the crash.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre

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