Fatal crash in Southland

Fatal crash in Southland

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Police are on the scene of a fatal crash in Southland.

The collision, between a car and a truck, occurred on State Highway 96, near Browns, shortly after 7pm.

One person died at the scene, another sustained minor injuries.

The road is closed and diversions are being put in place.

The Serious Crash Unit has been advised.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre