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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police can confirm one person has died following an incident on Chapel Street in Tauranga earlier this evening.

Emergency services were called to a report of a vehicle in the water shortly after 5pm.

Sadly, one person died at the scene.

A second person was treated by attending medical staff.

The road remains closed and motorists are thanked for their patience.

An investigation into the circumstances of the crash is ongoing.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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