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Toddler dies after 'tragic incident' in Auckland, bringing Easter road toll to worst in decade

A toddler has died after a crash in Auckland, bringing the Easter road toll to eight — the worst in a decade.

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The child, who died at Starship Hospital two days after an incident in Auckland, is one of eight people who died in recent days. Source: Breakfast

The 14-month-old boy died after a "tragic incident", involving a crash at his Mt Wellington home on Good Friday, a police spokesperson told 1 NEWS today.

He died in Starship Hospital two days later.

Police say they're continuing to investigate and are supporting the boy's family "at this extremely difficult time".

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The Easter holiday road toll ends at 6am on Tuesday. Source: 1 NEWS

His death brings the Easter road toll to eight, the worst in a decade.