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Friday, 20 September 2019 - 8:15am |

Death following crash near Wakefield

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A man has died following a crash on State Highway 6 at Motupiko, near Wakefield, yesterday.
The 40-year-old man was critically injured when his car collided with a tree at around 2.30am on 19 September. 
He was airlifted to Wellington Hospital, where he sadly passed away overnight. 
Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing. 
Issued by Police Media Centre.