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One dead, three injured in three-vehicle crash north of Murchison

One person has died following a crash involving three vehicles north of Murchison in Tasman District.

Police say three other people sustained moderate injuries in the crash on Kawatiri-Murchison Highway in Tasman, which was reported at 2.22pm.

One lane of the road north of Murchison near the stock effluent station and weighbridge is expected to be open soon, police say. 

However, motorists are still advised to avoid the area, if possible.

Source: 1 NEWS