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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

One person has died following a crash on SH 1, Lichfield, yesterday afternoon.

Emergency services were alerted to the two vehicle crash near Ngutuwera Stream Bridge at around 2pm.

One person died at the scene and a second person was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The road has reopened and motorists are thanked for their patience while the scene examination was ongoing.

The circumstances of the crash are now under investigation.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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