One cyclist dead, one critically injured in car smash near Twizel

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A cyclist is dead and another fighting for their life after a serious car crash in the Tekapo/Twizel area this morning.

Cyclists' bikes lying on the side of the road, one left in piece after car smash near Twizel

Cyclists' bikes lying on the side of the road, one left in piece after car smash near Twizel

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The crash occurred on the Tekapo-Twizel Rd, near the Mount Cook turnoff, around 6.20am.

Police initially said two people were critically ill, but one has since died. 

A helicopter has been dispatched from Christchurch.

A helicopter was called after serious car crash in the Tekapo/Twizel area

A helicopter was called after serious car crash in the Tekapo/Twizel area

Source: 1 NEWS

Delays are expected.

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