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One Dead In Taranaki Crash

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Auckland, Jan 6 NZPA - One person is dead after a van and truck collided in Taranaki this afternoon.

The crash happened on State Highway 3 at Midhirst, between Inglewood and Stratford, at 2.50pm.

One person was dead and another taken to Taranaki Base Hospital in New Plymouth with injuries not believed to be life-threatening, Sergeant Michelle Collis of Stratford police told NZPA.

"The weather conditions were fine at the time of the accident, but it's now turned to rain and emergency services are still at the scene," Ms Collis said.

Police have closed the road and diversions are in place.

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