Driver dies in Wairoa accident

THE driver of a vehicle has been killed in a crash near Wairoa this afternoon.

Emergency services are at the scene on State Highway 2, just outside Raupunga. The accident happened about 3.30pm.

Police said the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

The official holiday road toll began at 4pm today.

NZ Herald

THE driver of a vehicle has been killed in a crash near Wairoa this afternoon.

Emergency services are at the scene on State Highway 2, just outside Raupunga. The accident happened about 3.30pm.

Police said the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

The official holiday road toll began at 4pm today.

NZ Herald

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