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One person dead after single-vehicle crash near Twizel

A person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on the Twizel-Omarama Road in Omarama, around 30km south of Twizel in Otago.

Twizel-Omarama Road in Omarama. Source: 1 NEWS

Another person sustained injuries and received medical attention.

Police expect the road to remain closed for some time and motorists should expect significant delays.

Drivers should continue to avoid the area and consider delaying travel.