Fatal crash SH 3 Awakino, Waitomo District
Emergency services are attending a fatal crash on State
Highway 3 at Awakino.
One person has died at the
Police were called to the collision involving a car
and a motorcycle at 3.26pm.
The road is closed and local
diversions are in place.
The Serious Crash Unit is on its
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