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Efforts resume today to recover truck submerged in water in fatal Bay of Plenty crash

Efforts to recover a truck that crashed into a canal in the Bay of Plenty are expected to resume this morning.

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A body has been recovered from the Ruahini Canal. Source: Breakfast

The vehicle was found completely submerged in the Ruahihi Canal, in Omanawa, yesterday afternoon.

A body was recovered from the truck yesterday.

The canal waters were lowered by police yesterday to give them better access to the area.

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1 NEWS understands the truck had lost control on a corner and ploughed through two fences.

Police inquiries into what caused the crash are underway.