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Paekakariki crash victim dies

Posted at 10:23am Monday 24 Oct, 2016

A woman critically injured in a crash near Paekakariki yesterday died in Wellington Hospital overnight.

She was Te Rauoriwa Daphne Pomana, 79, from Levin.

Police says the circumstances of the crash are still under investigation and no further information is available at this stage.

Earlier reports stated two cars collided on SH1 just south of Paekakariki.

Both drivers were injured the other driver suffered minor injuries.

The highway was closed for several hours and south bound traffic was diverted over the Paekakariki Hill road. Northbound traffic used Ames Street.

 


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