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Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 1:02pm |
Bay of Plenty

Fatal crash, Commerce Street, Whakatane

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Emergency services are attending a crash on Commerce Street, Whakatane.

The single-car crash was reported around 11.40am.

The sole occupant of the vehicle has died, following what initial reports indicate was a medical event.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.


Issued by the Police Media Centre