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One dead in crash involving truck and motorbike on SH1 in Northland

One person has died in a crash involving a truck and a motorcycle on State Highway One near Kawakawa in Northland, closing the road.

The crash happened between Whangae Road and Rayner Road just outside the township of Kawakawa at around 5.15pm. 

Police say State Highway One is expected to be closed for some time.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and there will be diversions in place.

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

Source: 1 NEWS