Woman killed in crash near Raupunga

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A WOMAN died in a smash on State Highway 2 just outside of Raupunga south of Wairoa yesterday afternoon.

The car she was driving left the highway and crashed into a bank.

Emergency services were called to the crash scene about two kilometres south of the Mohaka viaduct at around 3.30pm.

“The driver, a 65-year-old woman from Wairoa, was the only person in the vehicle and died at the scene,” police said.

“The vehicle was heading towards Wairoa.”

The police Serious Crash Unit immediately began an investigation into the cause of the crash.

A WOMAN died in a smash on State Highway 2 just outside of Raupunga south of Wairoa yesterday afternoon.

The car she was driving left the highway and crashed into a bank.

Emergency services were called to the crash scene about two kilometres south of the Mohaka viaduct at around 3.30pm.

“The driver, a 65-year-old woman from Wairoa, was the only person in the vehicle and died at the scene,” police said.

“The vehicle was heading towards Wairoa.”

The police Serious Crash Unit immediately began an investigation into the cause of the crash.

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