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Person dies after car crashes into power pole in Canterbury

One person has died after a vehicle collided with a power pole in Canterbury this morning.

Source: 1 NEWS

Emergency services were called to the scene on Lismore Mayfield Road, in Ashburton, at around 7.15am, police said.

The sole occupant in the car, a man in his 50s, died at the scene.

Police are working to locate the man's family following the incident.

Cordons remain in place.