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One Dead After Crash In Mt Maunganui, Holiday Road Tolls Rises

One person has died following a crash in Mount Maunganui last night.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the Aerodrome and Hewletts Road intersection, around 10:17pm.

The road was closed for several hours between McDonald and Maru streets and was reopened around 4am, Sunlive reports.

"One person died at the scene and another was taken to hospital with moderate injuries," Police said.

Enquiries are ongoing to determine the cause of the crash, Police said.

It brings the holiday road toll to eight.


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