Bay Of Plenty - Fatal Crash
Location: SH1 Taupo
District: Bay Of Plenty
Short description: Fatal Crash
Following a car crash, SH1 is reduced to one lane
approximately 2km south of Hatepe, Taupo.
services are at the scene and a Police investigation has
commenced into the cause of the crash.
Only one vehicle
was involved in the crash and the sole occupant died at the
No further details of the deceased or the
circumstances of the crash will be released until the next
of kin have been advised.
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