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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police can confirm a pedestrian has died following the earlier crash in Ōtāne.

The 38-year-old woman was struck by a truck and trailer heading south on SH 2 at around 4.30pm.

The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene.

The road remains closed, but is expected to reopen at around 9:30pm.

Police would be interested in speaking with anyone who witnessed the crash. Anyone with any information is urged to contact Police on 105, quoting event number P048361676.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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