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Update: Serious Crash, Mount Maunganui - Bay Of Plenty

Police can confirm a cyclist has died following the earlier collision at the intersection of Totara Street and Maui Street in Mt Maunganui.

Police were notified of the collision between a truck and the cyclist at 4.06pm.

The road remains closed while Police carry out a scene examination.

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