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Emergency services and Police responded to a serious crash that occurred on State Highway 1 near Foxton on Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened just before 1pm between two cars.
SH1 was reportedly closed between the intersections of Avenue Road and Motuiti Road.
One person sadly died as a result of a crash and two other people suffered serious injuries.
The Serious Crash Unit examined the scene to determine how the crash occurred.
Motorists were asked to avoid the area and expect delays while the scene is cleared.
The road reopened at around 4.50pm.
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